ID#: 21967
This historic 1955 image, depicted Dr. Harvey Scudder, as he was seated at his laboratory bench, inside the United States Public Health Service (USPHS), Communicable Disease Center (CDC), Field Station insectary, located in Savannah, Georgia. On his bench you can see the equipment he used, in the topical application of DDT (dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane) to bedbugs, during an insect control study, which included a carbon dioxide gas (CO2) cylinder, a wash bottle, a microsyringe and magnifying lens, a vacuum manipulator and an attached absorbent cotton roll, bedbug holding cages composed of Petri dish bottoms, 9cm bobbinet filter paper, and cardboard top rings from 1-pint containers.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ H.F. Schoof
Creation Date: 1955
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.