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ID (ISN) del documento21856
Número CIS 74-1991
ISSN - Título de la serie 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Año 1974
Número de serie
Autor(es) White P.C., Baker E.F., Roth A.J., Williams W.J., Stephens T.S.
Título Brucellosis in a Virginia meat-packing plant.
Información bibliográfica May 1974, Vol.28, No.5, p.263-271. Illus. 9 ref.
Resumen In a 13-month period, 45 male workers in a meat-packing plant in Virginia contracted clinical brucellosis confirmed by laboratory findings. From the study carried out on the human and animal populations and the environment, it appears that the cases occurred through exposure to infected swine. Of 2,275 swine serologically tested, 4.6% were positive for Brucella antibodies. Air sampling confirmed the presence of brucellae in the atmosphere. Although improvement of hygiene and exhaust systems in the plant may be of benefit, the disease can be eliminated only through surveillance of swine herds.
Descriptores (primarios) industria de la carne; brucelosis
Descriptores (secundarios) Estados Unidos; cerdos; reacciones serológicas; vigilancia veterinaria; toma de muestras del aire
Tipo de documento -
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Industria alimentaria
Bacterial and parasitic diseases