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Main Title Serologic Survey of Rotavirus, Norwalk Agent and 'Prototheca wickerhamii' in Wastewater Workers.
Author Clark, C. S. ; Linnemann, C. C. ; Gartside, P. S. ; Phair, J. P. ; Blacklow, N. ;
CORP Author Cincinnati Univ. Medical Center, OH.;Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA-R-803643; EPA/600/J-85/037;
Stock Number PB85-198216
Additional Subjects Biological agents ; Viruses ; Exposure ; Serology ; Epidemiology ; Survey ; Reprints ; Toxic substances ; Occupational safety and health ; Rotaviruses ; Norwalk agents ; Prototheca wickerhamii
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB85-198216 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation 5p
Abstract A prospective epidemiologic study of wastewater workers was undertaken to determine the health effects, if any, associated with occupational exposure to biological agents present in municipal wastewater. The study population included more than 100 newly-hired and more than 100 experienced municipal wastewater workers and similar sized comparison groups in three metropolitan areas: Cincinnati, OH; Chicago, IL; and Memphis, TN. The study protocol included: environmental monitoring; work observations; yearly medical examinations; collection of illness information throughout the year; viral and bacterial cultures of throat and rectal swabs; and viral and bacterial serologic surveys. Clinically, gastrointestinal illness was observed twice as often in inexperienced sewage-exposed workers as compared to experienced workers and controls.
Availability Notes Pub. in American Jnl. of Public Health, v75 n1 p83-85 Jan 85.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Serologic Survey of Rotavirus, Norwalk Agent and 'Prototheca wickerhamii' in Wastewater Workers.
PUB Date Free Form c1984
Category Codes 6J; 57U; 68G
NTIS Prices Not available NTIS
Primary Description 600/11
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 519925412
Origin NTIS
Type CAT