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Box - MacConkey's Broth, 1956 Object Reg. No: HT 3473

Alternative name: McConkey's Broth
Box of MacConkey's Broth with Durham Tubes (double strength). Contains 12, 10mL bottles, 1956. Used in the making of MacConkey's agar - a culture medium for Gram-negative bacteria. Produced by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
Yellow oblong cardboard box, containing 12 glass bottles, each containing dark coloured liquid and a submerged glass tube.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 10.30 cm (Height), 10.60 cm (Width), 13.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: bacteriology, laboratory apparatus equipment, tissue culture equipment
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Research
Tertiary Classification: tools & equipment
Inscriptions: Text on box: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH/MEDIA/MacCONKEY'S BROTH/(Double Strength)/Contents: Set of 12 x 10 ml./Batch No. 5291/FOR LABORATORY USE ONLY/THIS PACKAGE MUST BE STORED IN A COOL, DARK PLACE/Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Melbourne, Australia.
Maker: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, Jan 1956

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