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Vaccine Bottle - Venereal Disease, 1920s Object Reg. No: HT 3279

Summary:
Bottle of Bacillus Bulgaricus used as a vaccine to venereal disease, 1920s. Manufactured by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd, Parkville, Victoria.
Description:
Glass jar with glass lid, bound in paper. Contains clear dark brown fluid. Paper label.
Statement Of Significance:
An early example of a vaccine produced by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 10.50 cm (Height), 3.50 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: bottles, medicines, sexually transmitted diseases stds, vaccines
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Institutions of the Past, Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: Label: BACILLUS BULGARICUS/FOR USE IN VENEREAL DISEASE./Living culture in whey./Commonwealth Serum Laboroatories, Melbourne, Australia.
Maker: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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