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ID (ISN) del documento41491
Número CIS 84-498
ISSN - Título de la serie 0140-6736 - Lancet
Año 1983
Número de serie
Autor(es) Saxinger W.C., Blayney D.W., Postal M., Blattner W.A.
Título Risk of infection of laboratory workers with the human T-cell leukaemia virus
Información bibliográfica 30 July 1983, Vol.2, No.8344, p.274-275. 10 ref.
Resumen Viral antibodies were looked for in 125 workers at virology, tissue culture, pathology, and cytogenetics laboratories and patient care areas, all of whom were studying human T-cell leukaemia virus (HTLV) or HTLV-infected patients. One (black female) laboratory worker had serum antibodies to HTLV, probably acquired before she began work in the USA. The use of safety procedures similar to those for hepatitis appears to have been adequate. The results demonstrate the usefulness of pre-employment serum storage for biological workers.
Descriptores (primarios) trabajos de laboratorio; virus; reacciones serológicas; hospitales; riesgos biológicos; enfermedades infecciosas
Descriptores (secundarios) leucemia; Estados Unidos; exámenes médicos de contrato; institutos de investigación; enfermedades víricas
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases