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ID (ISN) del documento41943
Número CIS 84-1042
ISSN - Título de la serie 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Año 1983
Número de serie
Autor(es) Vézina N., Beauvais A., Mergler D.
Título Warts: an occupational disease
Título original Les verrues: une maladie professionnelle [en francés]
Información bibliográfica 1983, Vol.44, No.8, p.551-558. Illus. 26 ref.
Resumen The aim of this survey was to evaluate the prevalence of warts among workers in 8 poultry slaughterhouses in Quebec and to determine the specific environmental factors that could favour the development and propagation of the viruses causing warts. The distribution by age, seniority and sex of those responding to the questionnaire (569) was similar to that of those sent the questionnaire (1194). The prevalence of warts among the workers was 28.5% (Papilloma virus), while only 5.9% had warts before their employment in slaughterhouses. In the general population, the prevalence of warts is between 7 and 10%, with a peak around the age of 14 years. In poultry slaughterhouses, the highest incidence (38.17%) occurs among workers of 25-29 years. Among workers with 4-6 years of seniority, the incidence is 40.6%. Factors significantly associated with warts are: high humidity, wearing of steel-mesh gloves that were too large, work with saws and the handling of cold objects.
Descriptores (primarios) verrugas; dermatosis; cría de pollos; matanza de animales; protección de las manos y brazos; enfermedades infecciosas de la piel
Descriptores (secundarios) infecciones víricas dermotrópicas; frío; encuesta por cuestionario; morbilidad
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Skin diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Livestock rearing
Hand and arm protection
Bacterial and parasitic diseases