Accession Number:

AD0840032

Title:

ELECTRON OPTICAL INVESTIGATIONS ON PARAVACCINIA VIRUS (V. PIRQUET)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FORT DETRICK FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Paravaccinia virus v. Pirquet belongs to pox type. By electron microscopy the parallelepiped form was demonstrated length 296 millimicrons and width 190 millimicrons. Pepsin and DNAase attack the virus elementary body in the same way as the other pox viruses. Microbiologically there are some differences between variola and paravaccinia virus.

Subject Categories:

  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE