Bifurcated Small Pox Immunization Needle

Description (Brief):

Bifurcated needle for small pox immunization. The needle is used by dipping it into the vaccine and then pricking the skin repeatedly.

Date Made: ca 2007

Maker: Becton, Dickinson and Company

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, The Antibody Initiative, Antibody Initiative: Smallpox


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Becton, Dickinson and Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2007.0198.080Accession Number: 2007.0198Catalog Number: 2007.0198.080

Object Name: syringe, hypodermicbiologicalimmunization, needle

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3/8 in x 3 in x 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 7.62 cm x .635 cmoverall: 3 in x 3/8 in; x 7.62 cm x .9525 cm


Record Id: nmah_1346466

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