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  1. Morbidity among bathers exposed to polluted seawater : a prospective epidemiological study.

    Article - En anglais

    As the first phase of a major programme to develop epidemiologically derived recreational water quality criteria for South Africa, a preliminary epidemiological-microbiological study was conducted in Cape Town during February and March 1990.

    Serial trials were carried out at a clean and at a relatively polluted beach over weekends.

    Participants were recruited at the beach, at which time information on swimming status and sociodemography was obtained.

    This provided for a beach-going but non-swimming control group.

    Symptoms which developed subsequent to the beach visit were obtained by follow-up telephone interviews conducted 3-4 days later.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Nage, Epidémiologie, Pollution, Eau mer, Homme, République Sud Africaine, Afrique, Morbidité

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Swimming, Epidemiology, Pollution, Seawater, Human, South Africa, Africa, Morbidity

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0690776

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.