In keeping with current standards, we urge that old smallpox vaccines that were made in animal skin and are still a key part of our strategic national stockpile be tested for adventitious infectious agents. The advisory especially applies to viruses that have the potential for zoonotic transmission to human vaccine recipients.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|State||Published - Jul 1 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)