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):

Report Date:

1963-11-11

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE