Accession Number:

AD0673204

Title:

SEROTHERAPY OF ANTHRAX

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The use of serum for anthrax has more justification than the use of neosalvarsan. The anthrax serum should be used in all serious cases. In view of the possibility of sepsis in the median and mild forms of anthrax, it is sometimes necessary to utilize serum in these cases, while individualizing each one. The treatment with serum lowers the mortality. Serotherapy will show no effect on the development of complications. Serum does not affect the normalization process and, therefore, its use is not reflected on the scabs separation time. Serotherapy shows no effect on the patients hospitalization period. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE