Encephalitis on Taiwan

VI. Infections in American Servicemen on Taiwan and Okinawa

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  • United States Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2, Taipei, Taiwan


Sera obtained from American servicemen before and after the 1959 encephalitis season and tested in the hemagglutination-inhibition test with Japanese encephalitis virus antigen showed positive conversion in 4.5% on Taiwan and 3.8% on Okinawa.

Author Notes

NAMRU-2 fellow from the Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Soo Do Medical College, Seoul, Korea.

Present address: Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 5, Washington.