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Occupational Diseases: A Guide to Their Recognition. Gafafer WM ed. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health, 1966 Jun; :299-305
Reconsidered: catscratch disease, ecthyma contagiosum, milker's nodules, and biological agents may be conveniently classified as viral and rickettsial, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic. Potential occupational exposures are listed for each of the four groups. The following viral or rickettsial infections are considered: catscratch disease, ecthyma contagiosum, milker's nodules, newcastle disease, orinthosis, q fever, rabies, and rocky mountain spotted fever. The following bacterial infections are included: anthrax, brucellosis, erysipeloid, folliculitis, furunculosis, leptospirosis, listeriosis, plague, tetanus, tulearemia, and verruca necrogenica. The following fungal infections are considered: aspergillosis, chromoblastomycosis, coccidiodomycosis, histoplasmosis, moniliasis, mycetoma pedis, sporotrichosis, and tinea circinata. The following parasitic infections or infestations are considered: chigger bites, creeping eruption, fowl mite dermatitis, grain itch, and grocer's itch.
Infectious-diseases; Diseases; Zoonoses; Disease-vectors; Parasitic-diseases; Viral-diseases; Viral-infections; Bacterial-infections; Bacterial-dusts; Fungal-diseases
Occupational Diseases: A Guide to Their Recognition
Page last reviewed: January 14, 2022
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division