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Antivenom Ampoule - Tiger Snake, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 13241

Tiger snake antivenom in cardboard box. Possibly part of Snake Bite Treatment Kit (cardboard display board with objects mounted for display) - 1953 display board. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, (CSL) Ltd, Parkville, Victoria.
Dark grey/green liquid in glass ampoule. Sheet of paper inside box with instuctions for use. Yellow cardboard box with black printing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2003
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 28 mm (Height), 100 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: anti-venoms, snakes
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: Text on box: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH/TIGER-SNAKE ANTI-VENENE/(Globulins, refined and concentrated)/INITIAL DOSE 3,000 UNITS GIVEN INTRAVENOUSLY/1,500 UNITS 0.3% Tricresol added.
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

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