Fibrin film in sealed glass tube. Fibrin film was an experimental product in 1940s used as a bleeding prevention for surgical wounds. Film is inserted into wound and sutured after surgery. After immersion in saline, the film must not be allowed to dry.
Used at Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd., Parkville, Victoria.

Physical Description

Sealed glass tube contining rolled paper and film substance. Paper label.


Example of work being done at CSL

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