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Instructions for monitoring health of laboratory workers and for destroying influenza A (H2N2) samples
  • Published Date:
    4/15/05
  • Source:
    HAN ; 228
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 717.66 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Series:
    HAN ; 228
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Monitoring and reporting influenza-like illness among laboratory staff -- Instructions for destroying influenza A (H2N2) samples -- Other Instructions.

    Friday, April 15, 2005, 0:20 EDT (12:20 PM EDT)

    CDCHAN-00228-2005-04-15-UPD-N

    On April 13, 2005, CDC issued a Health Advisory describing the inadvertent distribution of influenza A (H2N2) samples to domestic and international laboratories and recommending that those samples be destroyed immediately. This update provides instructions for 1) monitoring for and reporting influenza-like illness among laboratory workers who might have been exposed to the A (H2N2) samples and 2) destroying influenza A (H2N2) samples by use of autoclaves, incineration, or chemical decontamination.

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