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Johnin PPD Sample - Tuberculosis, Dried, 1947 Reg. No: HT 3275
- Bottle of dried Johnin PPD Sample. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd, Parkville, Victoria, 1947. Johnin is a product used as a diagnostic agent, analogous to tuberculin but made from mycobacterium paratuberculosis (the causative organism of Johne's disease) grown in a broth medium containing mycobacterium phlei (timothy hay bacillus); used as an allergen to provoke reactions in infected animals.
- Glass jar with glass lid, bound in plastic. Contains brown powder in clumps. Paper label.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||8.00 cm (Height), 4.50 cm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||medical diagnostic tests, tuberculosis|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Research|
|Inscriptions:||Label: Jan/March 1947/Commonwealth Serum/Laboratories/Johnin P.P.D./(Dried)/2.017 gms.|
|Maker:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1947|