Accession Number:

AD0645007

Title:

SEROLOGICAL IDENTIFICATION OF ASTRAKHAN VIRUS RECOVERED FROM TICKS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT NO 3 CAIRO (EGYPT) DEPT OF MEDICAL ZOOLOGY

Report Date:

1964-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

Four strains of a peculiar virus were isolated from Hyalomma p. plumbeum ticks collected in summer 1963 in different areas of Astrakhan region as well as from blood of one febrile patient suspected for hemorrhagic fever. Three tick strains were recovered in parallel in white mice and Syrian hamsters.

Subject Categories:

  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE