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Zoonoses as occupational diseases.
Occupational health and safety symposia. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-136, 1976 Feb; :115-130
The present status of the zoonoses as occupational diseases in agriculture and related industries is reviewed. The main topics reviewed are: bacterial diseases, including anthrax, brucellosis, glanders, tetanus, tularemia, bovine tuberculosis; parasitic diseases; rickettsial diseases; and viral diseases, such as psittacosis, ornithosis and influenza. Control measures are recommended.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-75-0033; Agricultural-hazards; Agricultural-workers; Occupational-health; Infectious-diseases; Communicable-diseases; Disease-vectors; Epidemiology; Respiratory-infections; Viral-infections
Occupational health and safety symposia
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