Accession Number:

AD0673305

Title:

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY OF A LABORATORY INFECTION WITH THE VENEZUELAN EQUINE ENCEPHALOMYELITIS VIRUS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The results of an accident which caused the sickness of more than twenty laboratory workers was investigated. As a result of the carelessness of a laboratory worker, nine ampoules containing 0.5 milliliter each of a five-per cent brain suspension from mice infected with the Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus were broken.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE