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Vaccine Bottle - Tuberculin, 1954 Object Reg. No: HT 2235

Bottle tuberculin PPD (dried) may/june 1954, purified tuberculin protein derivative, which replaced tuberculin extract from TB cells, for the generation of TB vaccine. used for the treatment of tuberculosis. From the 1950's. Manufactured by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Parkville
Small glass beaker with glass lid. Sealed with black rubber band. Containing greyish powder. Approximately 5g. S4
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bottles, infectious diseases, medical research, tuberculosis, vaccines
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Bacteriology
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: May/June 1954
0.15g removed
Commonwealth Serum Laboratories
Tuberculin P.P.D.
(dried) [handwritten]
1.135 gms
C. Glenn prep.
Manufacturer: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 1954

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