Regulatory considerations of occupational tuberculosis control.

M. A. McDiarmid, N. A. Gillen, L. Hathon

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The authors argue that the classic hierarchy of industrial hygiene controls may be successfully used to control TB. Various elements of hygiene control programs reviewed here include TB exposure control programs, identification and isolation of patients, respiratory isolation, local source capture ventilation, laboratory procedures, employee surveillance programs, reporting of occupational illnesses, labeling requirements, and respiratory protection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)671-679
Number of pages9
JournalOccupational Medicine - State of the Art Reviews
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1994
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)


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