Vaccine Bottle - Anti-Pneumococcal, 1920s Object Reg. No: HT 3343

Antiserum used as a vaccine to pneumonia. Manufactured by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories.
Bottle (still sealed) in cardboard box with lid. Box also contains a page of printed instructions and a small piece of metal (may be a knife for removing top of bottle).
Statement Of Significance:
An early example of a vaccine produced by Commonwealth Serum Laborotories.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 3.90 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 12.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: bottles, pneumonia, vaccines
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Maker: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), circa 1920s

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