• deadly
  • Similar in toxicity to the death cap (A. phalloides) and destroying angels of Europe (A. virosa) and eastern North America (A. bisporigera), it is a potentially deadly fungus responsible for several poisonings in California. (wikipedia.org)
  • appropriate
  • Findings from the initial clinical assessment and the health care provider's clinical judgment-including appropriate referral and follow up as clinically indicated-guide treatment and management of patients potentially exposed to increased radon levels. (cdc.gov)
  • Treatment includes decontamination (this should ideally only be done by a veterinarian, due to the rapid onset of clinical signs), sedation if needed, thermoregulation (including cooling measures, if appropriate), IV fluid therapy, blood pressure and electrocardiogram monitoring, and supportive and symptomatic care. (jotform.com)
  • agents
  • Could potentially expose workers to these agents, e.g., sifting of soil samples (aerosolizing the soil) when the soil is known to contain an infectious agent or is from a region where there are infectious agents endemic in the soil (Bacillus anthracis is endemic in parts of the Southwest in the United States, for example). (uidaho.edu)
  • prevent
  • The purpose of such quarantine-for-decontamination is to prevent the spread of contamination, and to contain the contamination such that others are not put at risk from a person fleeing a scene where contamination is suspect. (wikipedia.org)