Bifurcated Small Pox Immunization Needle

Bifurcated Small Pox Immunization Needle

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Description (Brief)
Bifurcated needle for small pox immunization. The needle is used by dipping it into the vaccine and then pricking the skin repeatedly.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syringe, hypodermic
biological
immunization, needle
date made
ca 2007
maker
Becton, Dickinson and Company
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 cm
overall: 3 in x 3/8 in; x 7.62 cm x.9525 cm
ID Number
2007.0198.080
accession number
2007.0198
catalog number
2007.0198.080
Credit Line
Gift of Becton, Dickinson and Company
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Antibody Initiative: Smallpox
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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