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Vaccine Ampoule - Poliomyelitis, Salk, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 2236

Summary:
Pack x5 ampoules poliomyelitis vaccine (Salk) 6/56 manufactured in the 1950s by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Parkville
Description:
Cardboard box containing 5 glass ampoules with amber coloured solution.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: infectious diseases, medical research, polio poliomyelitis, 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: POLIOMYELITIS VACCINE (Salk)
(Trivalent - Types 1, 2 & 3.)
Contains 0.025% Formalin. No other pre-
servative added. dose: - 0.5 ml. intramus-
cularly.
Vol.5 ml. Batch No. 1-B
Once opened any vaccine unused on that day must be discarded.
Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Melb., Aust.
Manufacturer: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), circa 1950s

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