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Hospitals will be prosecuted over fungal spillage

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6944.1590 (Published 18 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1590
  1. O Dyer

    The Health and Safety Executive in Britain is to prosecute the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas's Hospitals for breaches of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988 after cultures of two dangerous fungi were spilled last September in one of the schools' laboratories.

    The two fungal micro-organisms-Histoplasma capsulatum and Paracoccidioides brasiliensis - …

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