Accession Number:

AD0685374

Title:

STUDIES OF THE VIABILITY OF SPORES IN THE ANTHRAX STI VACCINE DURING ITS PRESERVATION

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1959-03-13

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

After the preservation of the anthrax STI vaccine, prepared on glycerin, and stored for a period of 6 months and 1 year, the amount of viable spores had not changed, whereas during the storage of the vaccine for 2 years, the amount of viable spores had decreased by 17 to 29 per cent. The amount of viable spores in the series of the anthrax STI vaccine prepared on distilled water and stored for 6 months had not changed, however, after its preservation for a period of 1 year, the amount of viable spores in the vaccine had decreased by 15 to 37 per cent.

Subject Categories:

  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE