Work-related symptoms and Salmonella antibodies among wastewater treatment plant workers.

@article{Seuri2005WorkrelatedSA,
  title={Work-related symptoms and Salmonella antibodies among wastewater treatment plant workers.},
  author={Markku Seuri and Jari Koivunen and K. M. -L. Granfors and Helvi Heinonen-Tanski},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2005},
  volume={133 4},
  pages={603-9}
}
Wastewater treatment plant workers are exposed to microbes, including Salmonella, but the prevalence of antibodies against Salmonella species or serovars in their serum samples has not been studied. Antibodies against Salmonella Infantis and lipopolysaccharide antigen common to S. Enteritidis and S. Typhimurium in immunoglobulin classes IgA, IgM and IgG were measured from 79 serum samples of wastewater treatment plant workers and from 79 blood donor samples. Faecal samples for Salmonella and… CONTINUE READING