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ID (ISN) del documento27131
Número CIS 77-855
Año 1976
Número de serie
Autor(es) Baxerres M.
Título Tuberculosis in occupations associated with food for human consumption (regional investigation)
Título original La tuberculose dans les professions touchant à l'alimentation de l'homme (enquête régionale). [en francés]
Información bibliográfica Université de Bordeaux II, Unité d'enseignement et de recherche des sciences médicales, Bordeaux, France, 1976. 176p. 53 ref.
Resumen This MD thesis, which takes stock of the present situation concerning tuberculosis, from the medical point of view and as regards French law, reports on 70 cases of tuberculosis among workers in the food preparation and retail trade, where there is a high rate of contagion and contamination hazard (10.8% of active tuberculosis cases). Individual case studies are followed by analysis of the results by age, occupational sector, vaccination, occupational medical examinations, screening, associated disease, presence of Koch bacillus, treatment, family and work background, probable source of contamination, influence of the disease on patient's working life, rehabilitation, and reinstatement in previous employment or not. The high incidence of tuberculosis in the food preparation and food retail trades is apparently linked not so much to handling food products as to close contact with the general public, very tiring conditions of work, and the small size of the undertakings concerned, giving rise to inadequate medical supervision. The owners of these undertakings seem to form the most vulnerable group.
Descriptores (primarios) tuberculosis; industria de la alimentación; industria hotelera; comercio al detalle
Descriptores (secundarios) estudio de caso; Francia; readaptación; diagnostico; tesis; tratamiento médico; diferencias por la edad; aspectos médico legales; vacunación; vigilancia médica; investigación de higiene del trabajo
Tipo de documento E - Libros, informes, actas
Tema(s) Alimentación, bebidas, tabaco
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Retail industry
Hotels and restaurants
Industria alimentaria