Accession Number : AD0432806


Title :   ACTIVE IMMUNIZATION OF A HUMAN AGAINST NAJA NAJA VENOM. A PRELIMINARY REPORT


Descriptive Note : Rept no. 594


Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY


Personal Author(s) : Flowers, Herschel H


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/432806.pdf


Report Date : 11 Nov 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 21


Abstract : Seventeen injections of Indian cobra Naja Naja venom were administered to a human subject for the production of an active immunity. The development of a significant level of antivenin was demonstrated by neutralization tests. The immunization procedure produced no significant pathological effects.


Descriptors :   *IMMUNITY , *VENOMS , *COBRAS , TOXICITY , PATHOLOGY , DETERMINATION


Subject Categories : Toxicology
      Pharmacology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE