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Serum Vial - Bundaberg Hospital Patients, 1928 Object Reg. No: HT 3283

Summary:
Vials of serum collected from patients at Bundaberg Hospital who became ill and died following an innoculation of contaminated toxin anti toxin mixture against diptheria. Collected by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria, 1928.
Description:
Six ampoules made from blue glass, containing clear liquid, housed in cotton wool in cardboard box.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 3.40 cm (Height), 3.60 cm (Width), 8.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: diphtheria, vaccines
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Public Health
Tertiary Classification: tools & equipment
Inscriptions: Label: PREPARED IN THE/Commonwealth/Serum Laboratories/MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA.
Handwritten: 6 ampoules/Serum (1/10) from patients in/Bundaberrg Hosp. recovering from /sickness following an innoculation/of toxin anti toxin mixture.
Collector: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1928
Place & Date Collected: Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, 1928

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