Thesis - Open Access
Master of Science (MS)
Biology and Microbiology
The need exists for a detection system which is specific in its diagnosis of viruses. The system presented in this investigation uses antiserum treated virus infected cell cultures to establish specificity. The need exists for an automated virus detection system. The system described in this thesis uses the Boulter Counter, a computer analysis, and a simplified procedure which makes the system suitable and automation. The need also exists for an inexpensive virus detection system. The system proposed in this investigation uses no expensive animal facilities and it will require reduced man-hours. The final need of a virus detection system is that the system be rapid. The system presented in this investigation will detect virus induced cell volume changes within 4 to 16 hours post-infection.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
Fulker, Richard H., "Venezuelan Eqiune Encephalomyelitis Virus Induced Mammalian and Mosquito Cell Volume Changes as Detected with the Coulter Counter" (1976). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 4939.