Neurological disease in man following administration of suckling mouse brain antirabies vaccine.

@article{Held1972NeurologicalDI,
  title={Neurological disease in man following administration of suckling mouse brain antirabies vaccine.},
  author={Joe R Held and H L Adaros},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1972},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={321-7}
}
In Latin America, suckling mouse brain (SMB) vaccine has become the most commonly used vaccine for immunization of both man and animals against rabies. This vaccine is highly immunogenic, is relatively economical and easy to produce, and is believed to be free of the immunoencephalitogenic factor. From 1964 to the end of 1969, there were 40 reported cases of neurological disease following administration of SMB vaccine, 32 of which met the criteria for inclusion in this report. These 32 cases… CONTINUE READING