Acute antimicrobial pesticide-related illnesses among workers in health-care facilities - California, Louisiana, Michigan, and Texas, 2002-2007.

  • Published 2010 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report

Abstract

Antimicrobial pesticides (e.g., sterilizers, disinfectants, and sanitizers) are chemicals used to destroy or suppress the growth of harmful microorganisms on inanimate objects and surfaces. Health-care facilities use antimicrobial pesticides to prevent pathogen transmission from contaminated environmental surfaces. Occupational exposures to antimicrobial… (More)

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@article{2010AcuteAP, title={Acute antimicrobial pesticide-related illnesses among workers in health-care facilities - California, Louisiana, Michigan, and Texas, 2002-2007.}, author={}, journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report}, year={2010}, volume={59 18}, pages={551-6} }