Accession Number:

ADA094445

Title:

Protocol for the Meningococcal Control Programme - Canadian Forces Base Cornwallis and Canadian Forces Base St. Jean 1980/81,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT SUFFIELD RALSTON (ALBERTA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

Instructions are provided to the Laboratory and Preventive Medicine personnel of the Base Hospitals at CFB Cornwallis and CFB St. Jean to enable them to carry out sampling and treatments in accordance with the Surgeon-Generals program on meningococcal control. Two programs, the Acute Case Monitoring Program and the Specialized and Intensive Monitoring program are described. Techniques for the collection of Neisseria meningitidis from the air, for cultivating and serogrouping this organism are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE