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ID (ISN) del documento40846
Número CIS 83-1977
ISSN - Título de la serie 0140-6736 - Lancet
Año 1983
Número de serie
Autor(es) Young A.B., Reid D., Grist N.R.
Título Is cytomegalovirus a serious hazard to female hospital staff?
Información bibliográfica 30 Apr. 1983, Vol.I, No.8331, p.975-976. 11 ref.
Resumen The findings of a working party set up to study this question in Scotland are reported. The main impact of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection occurs during pregnancy. Epidemiological data from Scotland, the rest of the United Kingdom and other countries are reviewed: the risk of congenital infection among the general population is similar (3-6 per 1000 births). There is a possibility of a slight occupational risk to hospital personnel. In children's hospitals, hygiene practices may affect the risk. Routine screening of staff for CMV antibody is not recommended. Recommendations for the prevention of cross-infection are given.
Descriptores (primarios) enfermedades víricas; mujeres; hospitales; enfermedades infecciosas de la piel
Descriptores (secundarios) embarazadas
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Skin diseases
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)