TEST ON MASS VACCINATION AGAINST Q-FEVER. REPORT I. REACTIVITY AND IMMUNOGENICITY OF THE Q-VACCINE
ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD
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Serological studies of the population of one of the regions of Kirgiz indicated that 23.5 of the inhabitants had been ill with Q Fever. In the test on the mass vaccination of 1128 people it was established that the Q vaccine has a weak reaction. Severe temperature reactions higher than 38.5 were noted in 0.3, hyperemia at the place of injection of the vaccine was bigger than 6 cm in 0.3. A study of the serum of those vaccinated, 5 months after innoculation, indicated the good immunological effectiveness of the Q vaccine positive complement fixing reactions were noted in 73, average titer- 170.