Infusion Bag

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Description (Brief)
In September 1990, four-year-old Ashanti DeSilva became the first patient to participate in the National Institutes of Health’s first human gene therapy trial. Doctors used this infusion bag in her treatment. To learn more, see object 1999.0008.01, the blood cell separator.
Source:
Accession File
Location
Currently not on view
date used
1990-09
associated date
1990-09-14
patient
DeSilva, Ashanthi Vinod
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 37 cm x 12.7 cm x 2.2 cm; 14 9/16 in x 5 in x 7/8 in
overall: 1 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 15 in; 3.175 cm x 13.335 cm x 38.1 cm
ID Number
1993.0445.06.02
catalog number
1993.0445.06.02
accession number
1993.0445
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
Health & Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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