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ID#:12140
Description:This historic 1964 photograph depicted laboratorian, Nancy Langford, a staff member in the Tissue Culture Unit, Laboratory Branch, as she was measuring out quantities of essential amino acids using an automatic balance, in order to prepare culture media.
At the time of this photograph, what is now known as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was until 1970, then known as the Communicable Disease Center.

Modern day protocols now call for the laboratorian executing such tasks, to wear additional personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety goggles, and a face mask. PPE, as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is “specialized clothing or equipment, worn by an employee for protection against infectious materials.”

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. J.F. Winn
Creation Date:1964
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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