Polio poliovirus

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Subjects: Diseases--Study and teaching
Health education--Audio-visual aids
Microbiology--Study and teaching--Audio-visual aids
Poliovirus--Audio-visual aids
Formats: Print
Material Type: Three-dimensional nonprojected graphic -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Wilmington, DE : Giantmicrobes, Inc., c2005
Series: Giant microbes
Giantmicrobes
LC Classification: Q, QR
Physical Description: 1 stuffed toy : gray, vinyl material ; 9 x 9 x 9 cm
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Poliovirus
Additional Authors: Giantmicrobes (Firm)
Notes: UPC: 874665001135
IMC copy purchased with monies from the Richard & Dorothy Duncan Fund
Title from tag
"[...] Although paralytic diseases have existed for ages, polio was the scourge of the early part of the 20th century. Ironically, up to 99% of the time, polio is asymptomatic, abortive, or non-paralytic, producing no symptoms, flu-like symptoms, or light-sensitivity and neck-stiffness. However, the petrifying consequences of paralytic polio (often spread during the summer months) were withered legs, paralyzed chest muscles, and in the worst cases, immersion into an "iron lung" breathing-machine. Though the illness passed after a few weeks, the paralytic effects could persist. [...]" -- Tag
Summary: Stuffed toy made to look like polio. The figure is accompanied by an identifying hang-tag with information and a color illustration of the virus on which the figure is based
Donation Info: Donor : Duncan, Richard
Donor : Duncan, Dorothy
OCLC Number: 720663546
ISBN/ISSN: 8746650011