Tracing the spread of infection

United Kingdom, 1949

Film
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Contains the only known film records of the phage typing test and the coagulose test. It demonstrates how these tests can be used to trace a strain of staphylococcus back to the source in a human carrier.

Credits

director

Michael Clarke

producer

Jack Chambers

production company

British Ministry of Health

Nucleus Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:23:28:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29678

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Microbiology

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Nursing - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Bacteriology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Communicable diseases

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Infection

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Bacteriology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Microbiology

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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