EFFECT OF RELATIVE HUMIDITY ON THE AEROSOL SURVIVAL OF SEMLIKI FOREST VIRUS DERIVED FROM SUCKLING MOUSE BRAIN

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Authors
  1. Gaunt, R.A.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research Establishment Suffield, Ralston ALTA (CAN)
Abstract
The effect of relative humidity is being studied in order to estimate hazards created if aerosols of arboviruses were used by an enemy in an offensive manner. Survival of SFV is greatest at low RH, decreasing with increasing RH when maintained at a constant temperature.
Report Number
DRES-TN-245 — Technical Note
Date of publication
15 Feb 1969
Number of Pages
9
DSTKIM No
69-04804
CANDIS No
73966
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS;Electronic Document(PDF)

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