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May 15, 1954

ISRAEL

JAMA. 1954;155(3):301. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.03690210079019

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Abstract

Meeting of Israel Society of Microbiology.  —The 10th meeting of the Israel Society of Microbiology took place in Jerusalem in March, 1954. The society has now about 200 members, most of them graduates of the Hebrew University. The discussions dealt with important diagnostic problems. In a special meeting it was agreed that standard suspension for serologic diagnosis of the enteric infections should be supplied to all laboratories of the country by the central laboratories of the Ministry of Health in Jerusalem, while the standard suspension for the diagnosis of brucellosis will be supplied by the veterinary laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture in Tel-Aviv. Drs. N. Goldblum and E. Olejnik read papers on recent progress in research on active and passive immunization against poliomyelitis. Dr. H. Bernkopf reported experiments on the neutralizing effect of human serums on the virus grown in tissue cultures. A small pilot plant for the manufacture

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