Accession Number:

AD0633208

Title:

PLASTICS AND SYNTHETIC POLYMERS IN MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA CHARLOTTESVILLE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-05-04

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

A survey of the published literature on the utilization of plastics and other polymeric materials in microbiology and virology is presented. Emphasis is placed on the use of polystyrene, polymethylmethacrylate, polyamides, polyethylene and other plastics and synthetic polymers as materials for growing cell, tissue and virus cultures, performing serological investigations, freezing tissues and cells, and producing antibacterial and antiviral preparations.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Microbiology
  • Plastics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE