Accession Number:

ADA083049

Title:

Lassa Fever Immune Plasma.

Descriptive Note:

Progress rept. no. 1 (Annual), 1 Jan-31 Jul 79,

Corporate Author:

COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK DIV OF TROPICAL MEDICINE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Lassa fever immune plasma is being obtained in Liberia, West Africa for the U.S. Army Medical Institute of Infectious Diseases by Columbia University associated with the Liberian Institute for Biomedical Research LIBR. Additionally, epidemiological investigations of Lassa virus infections are proceeding in that country. Indirect fluorescent antibody testing is being carried out at the LIBR by a Liberian team trained by personnel from VILAB II of the New York Blood Center. Field epidemiological investigations are being conducted by the Liberian team and the Principal investigator. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE