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Serum Ampolue - Rabbit Anti-Human, Absorbed, 1966 Object Reg. No: HT 3270

Summary:
Ampoule of Coombs Reagent: Rabbit Anti-human serum. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd, Parkville, Victoria, 1966. The indirect Coombs test is used to screen pregnant women for IgG antibodies that are likely to pass through the placenta into the foetal blood and cause haemolytic disease of the newborn. Rh screening
Description:
Glass vial, empty, with paper label, inside yellow oblong cardboard box. Contains instruction leaflet
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 4.70 cm (Height), 2.60 cm (Width), 2.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: blood analysis, medical diagnostic tests, pregnancy
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: Label: COOMBS REAGENT/RABBIT ANTI-HUMAN/SERUM ABSORBED/For the detection of Rh./sensitization of the red cells/of the newly-born./0.1% SODIUM AZIDE ADDED/1 ML./CSL/COMMONWEALTH SERUM/LABORATORIES/MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA.
Manufacturer: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965
Expiry Date: 31 May 1966

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