Bottle of Bacillus Bulgaricus used as a vaccine against venereal disease, 1920s. Manufactured by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd, Parkville, Victoria.
Glass jar with glass lid, bound in paper. Contains clear dark brown fluid, 50mL. Paper label.
An early example of a vaccine produced by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 24 Mar 2004
Label: BACILLUS BULGARICUS/FOR USE IN VENEREAL DISEASE./Living culture in whey./Commonwealth Serum Laboroatories, Melbourne, Australia.
Type of item
Exhibition Collection Management
38 mm (Width), 105 mm (Height)
3.5 cm (Width), 10.5 cm (Height), 116.6 g (Weight)
Total weight includes packaging and label.
35 mm (Length), 35 mm (Width), 104 mm (Height)
Measurement From Conservation.