Accession Number : ADB092399

Title :   Prevention of Influenza and Other Respiratory Diseases.

Descriptive Note : Annual progress rept. 1 Jun 75-1 Nov 76,

Corporate Author : COLORADO UNIV AT DENVER MEDICAL CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Meiklejohn, G.

Report Date : AUG 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : The studies carried out during the contract period 1 June 1975 to November 1976 are presented in two sections. The first deals with observations made during the winter season of 1975-76 when the student population of Lowry Air Force Base, which had previously received military vaccine was challenged by influenza A/Victoria/75 during an outbreak in the Denver area. The second section deals with extensive studies to evaluate the effectiveness and reactogenicity of a number of lots of vaccine prepared against the swine influenza strain A/NJ/76. The third describes some unexpected observations on recombinant vaccines. Originator supplied keywords include: Influenza, Hemagglutinin, Neuraminidase, Field trial, Vaccine, Adenovirus, Respiratory tract.

Descriptors :   *VACCINES, *INFLUENZA, *RESPIRATORY DISEASES, *IMMUNITY, ADENOVIRUSES, FIELD TESTS, MILITARY APPLICATIONS, RESPIRATORY SYSTEM, SWINE INFLUENZA VIRUS, INFLUENZA, GLYCOSIDE HYDROLASES, STUDENTS, VACCINES, IMMUNIZATION, PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, HEMAGGLUTINATION TESTS, AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, ANTIBODIES, SEROLOGY.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE