Chapter 23. Biological Agents

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Julia M. Greig and
  2. Chris J. Ellis

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch23

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Greig, J. M. and Ellis, C. J. (2005) Biological Agents, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075

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Keywords:

  • biological agents;
  • diarrhoeal diseases;
  • brucellosis;
  • cowpox;
  • erysipelothrix

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Agricultural and allied workers

  • Diarrhoeal diseases

  • Infections associated with occupational travel

  • Health-care workers

  • Microbiology laboratory workers

  • References