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This 1963 image, depicts a view inside one of the laboratories, located at the Southeastern Radiological Health Laboratory (SRHL) in Montgomery, Alabama. This laboratory technician was standing in front of a bank of ion-exchange columns, that she was using to separate strontium-90 and yttrium-90 from milk samples, visible inside each column.
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Modern day protocols now call for the laboratorian executing such tasks, to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety goggles, gloves, and a face mask.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Charles Farmer, Jr.
Creation Date:1963
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CDC Organization
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