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close this bookHealth Laboratory Facilities in Emergencies and Disaster Situations (WHO, WHO/EMRO; 1994; 169 pages)
View the documentForeword
View the documentPreface
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentChapter 1 Diseases and medical conditions commonly associated with disasters
open this folder and view contentsChapter 2 Situation analysis
open this folder and view contentsChapter 3 Types of laboratory facility
open this folder and view contentsChapter 4 Selection of appropriate laboratory tests
View the documentChapter 5 Testing water supplies
open this folder and view contentsChapter 6 Laboratory safety, disinfection and waste disposal
open this folder and view contentsChapter 7 Laboratory kits and modules
open this folder and view contentsChapter 8 Energy supply
open this folder and view contentsChapter 9 Laboratory equipment
open this folder and view contentsChapter 10 Supply of blood for transfusion in emergencies
open this folder and view contentsChapter 11 Collection, storage and transport of specimens
open this folder and view contentsChapter 12 Field laboratory record keeping and reports
open this folder and view contentsAnnexes
View the documentRecommended literature
View the documentReferences
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Health Laboratory Facilities in Emergencies and Disaster Situations

WHO REGIONAL PUBLICATIONS, EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SERIES 6

Warren Johns
Auckland
New Zealand

 

Warren Sanborn
Solana Beach, California, USA

 

Corinne Lacroix
Médecins sans Frontières
Paris, France

 

Mohamed El-Nageh*
World Health Organization
Eastern Mediterranean Region
Alexandria, Egypt

 

Claus Heuck*
World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

 

Alfred Reich
Manheim, Germany

 

Paul Shears
The University of Liverpool
Liverpool, United Kingdom

 

Patricia Corcorant
World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

 

*Editors

World Health Organization
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Alexandria, Egypt
1994

WHO Library Cataloguing in Publication Data

Health Laboratory Facilities in Emergency and Disaster Situations/editors, El-Nageh, Mohamed M. and Heuck, Claus C.

p.170 (WHO Regional Publications, Eastern Mediterranean Series; No. 6)

1. Health laboratories

2. Emergency medical services

I. El-Nageh, Mohamed M. and Heuck, Claus C.

II. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office

ISBN 92-9021-182-2

(NLM Classification: WA 23)

ISSN 1020-041 X

 

First reprint 2000 copies, 1995
Second reprint 1500 copies, 1998

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© World Health Organization 1994

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Printed in Alexandria, Egypt
Bafra Graphics - 2500

 

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