Accession Number:

AD0676346

Title:

FUNDAMENTAL ANTITULAREMIA MEASURES AND TRENDS IN THE WORK OF TULAREMIA CONTROL STATIONS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The fundamental measures of control which are discussed include 1 vaccination of the people against tularemia 2 study of regional epidemiology of tularemia, counting rodent populations, establishing outbreaks of epizootic among them, preparation of epizootological and epidemiological forecasts of tularemia 3 increasing the knowledge of medical personnel on matters of diagnosis, clinical course, treatment, and prophylaxis of tularemia 4 organization and implementation of measures for the eradication of rodents in the fields and in settlements 5 implementation of general sanitation measures 6 educational work among the people on the questions of sanitation and personal prophylaxis against tularemia 7 strengthening of tularemia control stations with personnel, improving professional qualifications of specialists of stations, supplying them with proper facilities and laboratory equipment.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE