Accession Number:

AD0642047

Title:

COMPARATIVE STUDIES ON THE EFFECT OF ANTIBIOTICS AND GAMMA-GLOBULINE IN EXPERIMENTAL MELIOIDOSIS INFECTION

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL BETHESDA MD

Report Date:

1960-05-03

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

Of the 5 examined antibiotics, the most pronounced therapeutical properties were found in levomycetin and biomycin which prevented death in 63.3 to 66.6 of animals infected with 200 mln. of microbes of virulent culture melioidosis causative agent. Treatment of experimental animals with gamma- globulin increased their survival twice as compared to the controls. These experiments are preliminary nevertheless, their results show the expediency in the use of domestic antibiotics native to their country in emergency cases biomycin and levomycetin in combination with the gamma-globulin.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE