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Poliomyelitis surveillance report number 18, May 20, 1955
  • Published Date:
    May 20, 1955
  • Language:
    English
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  • Corporate Authors:
    Communicable Disease Center (U.S.). Poliomyelitis Surveillance Unit.
  • Description:
    Dr. Edwin Lennette, Virus Laboratory, California Department of Public Health, reports isolation of type 1 virus from the stool of case PSU No. Cal-21. He also reports isolation of type 1 virus from the stool of a third °th contact of non-paralytic case PSU No. Cal-14. Isolations from 2 other contacts of this case were previously reported.

    Dr. Werner Henle, Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, reports isolation of type 1 poliomyelitis virus from Case PSU No. Pa-2. This is the first isolation from a case receiving Wyeth Vaccine. This case had first paralysis at the same site as inoculation.

    One new case was accepted today from West Virginia. This seven-year-old female developed bulbar signs 26 days after inoculation with Lilly Vaccine. Vaccinated cases total 79 at 12:00 noon 5-20-55 (Table l).

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