Accession Number : AD0437970


Title :   DISEASE HAZARDS IN THE MEDICAL RESEARCH LABORATORY


Corporate Author : ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD


Personal Author(s) : Wedum, Arnold G


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/437970.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 10


Abstract : Disease hazards in the medical research laboratory are principally infectious hazards. The infections are difficult to recognize and control. Although reliable statistics are lacking, available data indicate that the loss of work days and the number of deaths warrant improved reporting, more epidemiological attention, and judicious use of known control measures.


Descriptors :   *INFECTIOUS DISEASES , *MEDICAL LABORATORIES , HAZARDS , TECHNICIANS , MEDICAL PERSONNEL , EPIDEMIOLOGY


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE