Accession Number:

AD0691563

Title:

USE OF HAMSTERS FOR POTENCY ASSAY OF EASTERN AND WESTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALITIS VACCINES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FORT DETRICK FREDERICK MD

Report Date:

1969-03-18

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

An antigen extinction test in hamsters is described. Comparative potency assays with guinea pigs and hamsters showed the latter to be a suitable, advantageous replacement animal in these assays.

Subject Categories:

  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE