Immune Globulin (Human) - Parke, Davis & Co., 2 cc.

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Description
According to 1940 product literature supplied by Parke, Davis & Company:
Immune Globulin (Human) is a sterile, refined and concentrated globulin obtained from human placental blood and tissues.
Indications: Prevention and modification of measles in susceptible contacts. May also be used therapeutically in early stages of the disease.
Dosage: Children under five years exposed less than five days, 2 cc.; more than five days, 4 cc. Children over five years exposed less than 5 days, 4 cc.; more than five days, 4-10 cc. depending on age. Injections should be made intramuscularly. / Packages: Immune Globulin (Human) is supplied in vials of 2 cc. (Bio. 109) and 10 cc. (Bio. 119).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1940
maker
Parke, Davis and Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
immune globulin (human) (drug ingredient)
glass (container material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 1.27 cm
overall: 1 5/8 in x 1/2 in; 4.1275 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
MG.M-04894.06
accession number
155762
catalog number
M-04894.06
Credit Line
Gift of Parke, Davis & Company
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Antibody Initiative: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella
The Antibody Initiative
Health & Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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