Meningitis, sepsis and endocarditis among workers occupationally exposed to pigs.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Workers exposed to pigs can develop meningitis, sepsis or endocarditis due to infection with Streptococcus suis transmitted from pigs to man. AIMS To estimate the risk of these diseases. METHODS We used the Occupational Hospitalization Register (OHR) which holds information about occupation and hospital treatments for all adults in Denmark. A… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/occmed/kqr040

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