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A Note on the Safety Testing of Vaccines
The Journal of Hygiene
Vol. 69, No. 1 (Mar., 1971), pp. 95-97
Published by: Cambridge University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3861265
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The use of the hypergeometric distribution in calculations of sample volumes for safety testing is criticized. Alternative interpretations of the concept of 'infective ml. doses' lead to slightly different solutions, the simplest of which, involving the exponential function, is recommended for general use.
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