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Screening for tuberculosis among homeless shelter staff.
The prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) among homeless shelter staff was assessed using the tuberculin skin test (TST) and the Quantiferon TB-Gold in tube interferon-γ release assay (QFT-TB), with excellent concordance between the 2 tests. Expand
[Extra-auditory effects of noise].
It can be hypothesized that the extra-auditory effects of noise show themselves through a series of nervous circuits that use the autonomic nervous system and interfere on neuro-immune-endocrine parameters. Expand
Latex allergy. History, diagnosis and prevention.
The subject of this review is to understand the importance in reducing the prevalence of latex allergy: reducing exposure, using appropriate work practices, training and educating workers, monitoring symptoms and substituting non latex products when appropriate. Expand
Respiratory allergies on the staff of the police force.
The analysis showed a low percentage of respiratory occupational allergies in the staff of the police force, and a concomitant occupational cause for the symptomatological and functional pattern was established. Expand
[Assessment of the cancerogenic risk in schools].
The carcinogenic risk for teachers, technical assistants and students in 96 secondary schools is verified, providing suggestions for its assessment and the presence of carcinogenic agents has been found out in 54 on 96 schools. Expand
[QuantiFERON-TB Gold test in homeless shelter staff: preliminary results].
The Quantiferon TB-Gold in tube test, a new in vitro serological test based on the quantification of interferon-gamma released from sensitized lymphocytes in whole blood incubated overnight with PPD from M. tuberculosis and control antigens, was performed on nuns at risk for contracting tuberculosis. Expand
[Medical and risk records].
The importance of personal medical records collected from the occupational health surveillance practice, as well as private and public roles and duties, are outlined. Expand
[AIE postion paper on waste management: a consumer opinion].
  • F. Tomei
  • Medicine, Business
  • Epidemiologia e prevenzione
  • 2009