Accession Number:

AD0293206

Title:

REPORT ON THE STATUS OF AUTOMATIC AND CONTINUOUS WARNING EQUIPMENT AGAINST BIOLOGICAL WARFARE AGENTS IN THE AIR

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

IN A LETTER TO THE German Federal Office of Military Engineering and Procurement Bundesamt fur Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung the CAP Company reports on the status of their study of the differentiation between organic and inorganic particles by means of fluorochrome staining. It was found that the procedure described definitely makes it possible to clearly differentiate between talcum and yeast particles, with Acridine Orange being the most suitable fluorochrome for this purpose.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Miscellaneous Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE