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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Program code written to replicate by attaching copies of itself to other objects within the system, and normally also having a detrimental effect. This may range from generation of...

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Virus Occupational Exposure in Solid Waste Processing Facilities

Annalaura Carducci, Ileana Federigi and Marco Verani.

in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene

November 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 6888 words.

It is well known that workers involved in the management of solid waste are at risk of exposure to bioaerosol, which is generally studied in relation to bacteria, fungi, and endotoxins....

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Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infection induced by percutaneous exposure

O. Aebischer, P. Meylan, S. Kunz and C. Lazor-Blanchet.

in Occupational Medicine

March 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 1238 words.

We report a case of acquired lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) infection due to an accidental percutaneous inoculation of LCMV at work. The injured worker developed a flu-like...

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Simian virus 40 and mesothelioma in Great Britain

Malcolm J. Price, Andrew J. Darnton, Damien M. McElvenny and John T. Hodgson.

in Occupational Medicine

December 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 2775 words.

Background Simian virus 40 (SV40) is a DNA virus that has been shown capable of infecting and transforming cells in various species. Laboratory studies have suggested that...

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Hepatitis C Virus: An Important Occupational Hazard?

A. B. Stevens and P. V. Coyle.

in Occupational Medicine

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 0 words.

Infection with Heptatis C virus (HCV) is estimated to affect 3% of the world's population and is an important cause of liver disease. It is most commonly transmitted by percutaneous...

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Wastewater workers and hepatitis A virus infection

Paolo Montuori, Mario Negrone, Gianluca Cacace and Maria Triassi.

in Occupational Medicine

October 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 1361 words.

Background The main occupational hazard of wastewater workers (WWs) is the direct exposure to the variety of infectious agents present in sewage material, with hepatitis A...

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Hepatitis E virus infection: an emerging occupational risk?

A. De Schryver, K. De Schrijver, G. François, R. Hambach, M. van Sprundel, R. Tabibi and C. Colosio.

in Occupational Medicine

November 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 4109 words.

Background

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection is endemic in many developing countries, causing substantial morbidity. Transmission is primarily faeco-oral...

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Occupational risk associated with Toscana virus infection in Tuscany, Italy

Maria Concetta D'Ovidio, Giulietta Venturi, Cristiano Fiorentini, Giulia Barbati, Simona Di Renzi, Nicoletta Vonesch, Maria Grazia Ciufolini and Paola Tomao.

in Occupational Medicine

December 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 2711 words.

Background Sandfly fever virus serotype Toscana is endemic in Mediterranean countries and is a widespread public health problem as it may be associated with acute neurological...

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Susceptibility to Varicella Zoster Virus Infection in Health Care Workers

J. Gallagher, B. Quaid and B. Cryan.

in Occupational Medicine

August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 0 words.

Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is an occupational hazard for a percentage of health care staff. Nine hundred and seventy staff members attending the Occupational Health Department at Cork...

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Physical Collection Efficiency of Filter Materials for Bacteria and Viruses

NANCY CLARK BURTON, SERGEY A. GRINSHPUN and TIINA REPONEN.

in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene

P ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 4712 words.

The purpose of this study was to determine the physical collection efficiency of commercially available filters for collecting airborne bacteria, viruses, and other particles in the 10–900...

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Respirator Testing Using Virus Aerosol: Comparison between Viability Penetration and Physical Penetration

Zhili Zuo, Thomas H. Kuehn and David Y. H. Pui.

in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 2134 words.

Viability, fluorescence (particle volume), photometric, viral RNA, and particle number penetration of MS2 bacteriophage through filter media used in three different models of respirators...

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Effectiveness of Three Decontamination Treatments against Influenza Virus Applied to Filtering Facepiece Respirators

Michael B. Lore, Brian K. Heimbuch, Teanne L. Brown, Joseph D. Wander and Steven H. Hinrichs.

in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene

January 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 5438 words.

Filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) are recommended for use as precautions against airborne pathogenic microorganisms; however, during pandemics demand for FFRs may far exceed...

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Prevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infection in barbers in the Sivas region of Turkey

F. Candan, H. Alagözlü, Ö. Poyraz and H. Sümer.

in Occupational Medicine

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 0 words.

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections are among the most devastating health problems in the world, including Turkey. The route of transmission of HBV and HCV is...

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Prevalence of hepatitis B virus markers in municipal solid waste workers in Keratsini (Greece)

G. Dounias, E. Kypraiou, G. Rachiotis, E. Tsovili and S. Kostopoulos.

in Occupational Medicine

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 0 words.

Aim To evaluate the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) markers among municipal solid waste workers (MSWWs) in Keratsini (Greece).

Methods We assessed in a cross-sectional study...

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Filter Performance of N99 and N95 Facepiece Respirators Against Viruses and Ultrafine Particles

Robert M. Eninger, Takeshi Honda, Atin Adhikari, Helvi Heinonen-Tanski, Tiina Reponen and Sergey A. Grinshpun.

in The Annals of Occupational Hygiene

July 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 5927 words.

The performance of three filtering facepiece respirators (two models of N99 and one N95) challenged with an inert aerosol (NaCl) and three virus aerosols (enterobacteriophages MS2 and T4...

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Willingness to care for blood-borne virus-infected patients in Thailand

T Ishimaru, K Wada, S Arphorn and D R Smith.

in Occupational Medicine

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Occupational Medicine; Medical Ethics. 3326 words.

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Background

Although stigma and discrimination by nurses against patients infected with human...

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Human immunodeficiency virus

Paul Grime and Christopher Conlon.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Infectious Diseases. 12988 words.

Despite significant advances in the treatment of HIV infection and dramatic increases in disease-free survival, there has not been a corresponding increase in employment for those infected...

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Police exposure to infectious agents: an audit of protective policies

A. B. Jessop, F. Del Buono, G. Solomon, M. Mullen-Fortino and J. M. Rogers.

in Occupational Medicine

October 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 1272 words.

Background

As first responders, police officers may be exposed to infectious agents such as hepatitis viruses and human immunodeficiency virus. Their risk of...

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Occupational exposure to body fluids among health care workers in Georgia

M. Butsashvili, G. Kamkamidze, M Kajaia, D. L. Morse, W. Triner, J. DeHovitz and L.-A. McNutt.

in Occupational Medicine

December 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 3631 words.

Background

Health care workers (HCWs) are at increased risk of being infected with blood-borne pathogens.

Aims

To...

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Occupational hepatitis C seroconversions in a Brazilian hospital

W. P. Medeiros, S. Setúbal, P. Y. M. Pinheiro, M. O. Dalston, A. R. Bazin and S. A. de Oliveira.

in Occupational Medicine

December 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 1485 words.

Background

There are six known cases of occupational human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seroconversion in Brazil. However, there are neither published cases...

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Blood-borne virus screening in health care workers: is it worthwhile?

Paul Grime.

in Occupational Medicine

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 1660 words.

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