Accession Number : AD0670354

Title :   MATERIALS RELATING TO THE ETIOLOGY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HEMORRHAGIC FEVER WITH RENAL SYNDROME (HFRS),

Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT NO 3 CAIRO (EGYPT) DEPT OF MEDICAL ZOOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Chumakov,M. P. ; Belyaeva,A. P. ; Povalishina,T. P.

Report Date : 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Serially cultured laboratory strains of the agent of HFRS were obtained. At present, 13 strains of the virus of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome are being maintained in cellular cultures. New possibilities have been opened for the study of the role played by murine rodents in relation to epidemiology and epizootology of HFRS owing to development of cultural technique for investigation of HFRS virus. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*VIRUS DISEASES, EPIDEMIOLOGY), ETIOLOGY, FEVERS, HEMORRHAGE, KIDNEYS, TISSUE CULTURE, DISEASE VECTORS, PUBLIC HEALTH, USSR

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE