|Document ID (ISN)||77829|
|Convention or series no.
||MartÝ SolÚ M.C., Alonso EspadalÚ R.M., Constans Aubert A.
||Biological risk prevention in the laboratory: Work with fungi
||Prevenciˇn del riesgo biolˇgico en el laboratorio: trabajo con hongos [in Spanish]|
||Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 1999. 4p. 9 ref.
||This information note is addresses to the issue of the various species of fungi that can present a hazard to workers who handle them in laboratories. It describes the different types of mycoses associated these fungi (generalized mycoses, subcutaneous mycoses, dermatomycoses or superficial mycoses), the characteristics of fungi, yeasts and moulds as well as the hazards and biological safety measures (confinement level) associated with each species. Safety measures applicable to the handling and disposal of fungal cultures in laboratories are also discussed.
||laboratory work; biological hazards; fungi; Spain
||mycoses; data sheet; biosafety cabinets
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases