Accidental injuries associated with nonhuman primate exposure at two regional primate research centers (USA): 1988-1993.

@article{Zakaria1996AccidentalIA,
  title={Accidental injuries associated with nonhuman primate exposure at two regional primate research centers (USA): 1988-1993.},
  author={M bin Zakaria and Nicholas William Lerche and Bruno B. Chomel and Philip H Kass},
  journal={Laboratory animal science},
  year={1996},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={298-304}
}
Although occupationally acquired zoonoses of nonhuman primates have been well documented, the epidemiology of work-related injuries associated with occupational exposure to nonhuman primates has not been studied. To investigate such injuries, we retrospectively reviewed injury records at one regional primate research center and distributed a self-administered, anonymous questionnaire to at-risk personnel at two centers. Records of bite, animal-inflicted scratch, needlestick, cut, and mucous… CONTINUE READING