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Cendevax - Rubella Virus Vaccine, Live (Cendehill Strain)

Cendevax - Rubella Virus Vaccine, Live (Cendehill Strain)

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Object Name
vaccine, rubella
date made
ca 1971
expiration date
Smith, Kline and French Laboratories
Recherche et Industrie Therapeutiques, S.A.
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Belgium: Wallonia, Genval
Physical Description
rubella virus, 1000 tcid(50) (drug ingredient)
neomycin sulfate, 25 mcg. per dose (drug ingredient)
overall: 4.7 cm x 21 cm x 15 cm; 1 7/8 in x 8 1/4 in x 5 7/8 in
overall: 1 7/8 in x 8 3/8 in x 6 in; 4.7625 cm x 21.2725 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Warner-Lambert 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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