Principal Investigator:Barreto, Luis Licenced Year(s):
A preliminary study will be undertaken to confirm the safety and the immunogenicity of the Connaught conjugate vaccine for native populations of the NWT (Phase I). This will be determined by the frequency and severity of adverse responses to three doses of the vaccine by a sample of infants 2-3 months of age drawn from Inuit and Dene populations. Parental consent will be obtained for all those in...
Principal Investigator:Elmgren, Lindsay D. Licenced Year(s):
Trapping of arctic char in order to assess the natural carrier state of infectious pancreatic necrosis virus; possible effects the virus may have on arctic char and other salmonid species will be studied. The arctic char virus will also be compared to other IPN viruses....
Principal Investigator:Larke, R.P. Bryce Licenced Year(s):
To assess the extent of carriage by pregnant native women of a particular virus (hepatitis B virus HBV markers) Blood samples will be taken from appropriate donors in their home communities....
Principal Investigator:Pabst, H. F. Licenced Year(s):
To gather tear samples for analysis for a study into the causes of chronic otitis media in Canadian native children. Project will be part of his general examination of children....
Principal Investigator:McLean, D. M. Licenced Year(s):
1) To define the prevalence of arboviruses pathogenic for man, especially California encephalitis virus, 2) to determine quantitive relationships between the incidence of arboviral infection in mosquito larvae, adult mosquitoes and vertebrate reservoirs of arboviral virus....
Principal Investigator:Iversen, John O. Licenced Year(s):
Collecting mosquitoes and sampling the blod of small animals to study arborviruses, which are potential agents of human illnesses....