Accession Number : AD0670380

Title :   EFFECTIVENESS OF FOREST DERATIZATION WITHIN NATURAL FOCI OF HEMORRHAGIC FEVER WITH RENAL SYNDROME (HFRS),

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

Personal Author(s) : Vishnyakov, S. V. ; Gorbunov, M. A. ; Konosh, L. L.

Report Date : 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : Little is known about hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), for which till now no effective specific prophylactic measures have been proposed. Recently for prevention of this infection, a plan was put in the forefront for deratization, measures directed for protection of the human population and their dwellings from forest rodents (Common Red-backed Vole and others) that may be possible reservoirs of the virus in nature. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*RODENTS, PEST CONTROL), VIRUS DISEASES, RODENTICIDES, EPIDEMIOLOGY, USSR.

Subject Categories : Hygiene and Sanitation
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE