Accession Number:

AD0658974

Title:

EFFECT OF THE ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION ON THE NEUTRALIZING POTENCY OF ANTIVENINS

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Report Date:

1967-06-30

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

Using a variety of venoms, it was demonstrated that the route of administration has a decisive influence in the demonstration of the protective effect of a given antivenin. It is suggested that in testing the efficacy of an immune serum, both intravenous and intraperitoneal administration should be given consideration.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Toxicology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE