Accession Number:

AD0276619

Title:

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR THE STEAM STERILIZATION OF FOOD FOR GERMFREE LABORATORY ANIMALS. AN INVESTIGATION OF THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF GNOTOBIOTIC TECHNOLOGY TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF BREEDING COLONIES

Descriptive Note:

Technical manuscript no. 7

Corporate Author:

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1962-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

The design and preliminary use of an apparatus and method for the steam sterilization of food for germfree animals is described. The need for such a system is shown by an examination of other existing methods. In addition, the general gnotobiotic techniques and equipment used in this colony are described and the purpose of maintaining such a colony is discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Hygiene and Sanitation
  • Biology
  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE