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Dextrostix reagant strips

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Dates
1980
1983
circa 1980-1983
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1983.6.1 a-d
Description
A boxed bottle of Dextrostix, containing 25 reagent strips for one-minute test for glucose in whole blood; glass bottle (a) is totally wrapped around with a paper label; metal screw top; an instruction leaflet (b) is folded inside the box (c); text in both English and French; small rectangular whit…
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Accession Number
1983.6.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring
Diabetes Mellitus
Description
A boxed bottle of Dextrostix, containing 25 reagent strips for one-minute test for glucose in whole blood; glass bottle (a) is totally wrapped around with a paper label; metal screw top; an instruction leaflet (b) is folded inside the box (c); text in both English and French; small rectangular white bag of desiccant (d); Sept 2016: instruction sheet missing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bottle
b - instruction leaflet
c - box d - desiccant
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Snowdon Pharmacy; bought at Snowdon Pharmacy, Toronto for use in the 1983 Insulin Display.
Maker
Miles Laboratories Ltd., Ames Division
Site Made (City)
Rexdale
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
1983
circa 1980-1983
Date Remarks
Purchase date is 1983
Material
glass: amber
paper: pink; white; black
cardboard: pink; white; black
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box and on label of bottle: "2888 DEXTROSTIX // REAGENT STRIPS // ONE-MINUTE // TEST FOR // GLUCOSE IN // WHOLE BLOOD // FOR IN VITRO // TESTING ONLY // Ames // 25 REAGENT STRIPS // ENCLOSED DIRECTIONS // MUST BE FOLLOWED // EXACTLY // STORE AT 15' - 30' C // DO NOT REMOVE DESICCANT // REPLACE CAP PROMPTLY // AND TIGHTLY // Patented 1962, 1966, 1969 // Trademark of Miles Laboratories, Inc. // Ames Division MILES // Miles Laboratories, Ltd., // Rexdale, Ontario M9W 1G6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
b - instruction leaflet - Size: Length 25.0 cm x Width 20.3 cm
c - box - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm d - desiccant
Condition Remarks
Bottle never opened
Copy Type
Original
Images
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