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Box - MacConkey's Broth, 1957 Object Reg. No: HT 3474

Summary:
Alternative name: McConkey's Broth
Box of MacConkey's Broth with Durham Tubes (double strength). Contains 12, 10mL bottles, 1957. Used in the making of MacConkey's agar - a culture medium for Gram-negative bacteria. Produced by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
Description:
Yellow oblong cardboard box, containing 12 glass bottles, each containing dark coloured liquid and a submerged glass tube. Includes instruction leaflet.
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: MEDIA/MACCONKEY'S BROTH/(DOUBLE STRENGTH)/(For Laboratory Use Only)/CONTENTS:/SET OF 12 x 1 OZ. BOTTLES WITH DURHAM TUBES.
Text on instruction leaflet: LIST OF BACTERIOLOGICAL MEDIA/ AVAILABLE IN SCREW-CAPPED/ BOTTLES
Maker: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 11 Nov 1957

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