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Anti-Influenza Bacillus Serum 30cc. - For Treatment of Cerebrospinal Meningitis Caused by the Influenza Bacillus

Anti-Influenza Bacillus Serum 30cc. - For Treatment of Cerebrospinal Meningitis Caused by the Influenza Bacillus

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
An antibacterial serum obtained from horses immunized with suspensions of live influenza baccilli isolated from fatal cases of influenzal meningitis. Used in treatment of cerebrospinal meningitis caused by the influenza bacillus. Dose -- 30cc injected intraspinally, intracisternally, orintravenously.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
biological
serum therapy, meningitis
date made
ca 1939
maker
Parke, Davis and Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
amber (drug color)
Measurements
overall: 12 cm x 3 cm; 4 3/4 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 4 3/4 in x 1 in; x 12.065 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MG.M-04858
accession number
154611
catalog number
M-04858
Credit Line
Gift of Parke, Davis & Company
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The Antibody Initiative
Health & Medicine
Antibody Initiative: Influenza
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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