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Diatest model S electric test tube heater; box

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Dates
1940
1949
circa 1940-1949
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1976.4.3 a-f
Description
Ceramic test tube holder/heater (a) has a heating coil inside, and an electric cord; with it are: a test tube (b) with a rubber holder; a Diatest Color Chart (c) showing four main colour changes and approximate percentages of sugar content of urine they signify; Directions (d) for using the Diatest…
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Accession Number
1976.4.3 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Diabetes Mellitus
Description
Ceramic test tube holder/heater (a) has a heating coil inside, and an electric cord; with it are: a test tube (b) with a rubber holder; a Diatest Color Chart (c) showing four main colour changes and approximate percentages of sugar content of urine they signify; Directions (d) for using the Diatest Model S Test Tube Heater; (e) a pamphlet on the item; and (f) the box it comes in.
Number Of Parts
6
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.A. Track of Toronto.
Maker
Diatest Laboratories
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1949
circa 1940-1949
Material
ceramic: white
glass: clear
rubber: white; brown
paper: orange; green; red; brown; yellow
Inscriptions
On bottom of (a): "DIATEST LABORATORIES. NEW YORK N.Y. MODEL S US. PAT. NO. 2060237, Made in U.S.A."; (e) pamphlet titled, "Diatest The Automatic ELECTRIC URINE SUGAR TESTER"; (f) on box: "DIATEST MODEL S. Practical No Flame. No Water. 120 volts, 30 watts AC-DC Electric Test Tube Heater."; on green sticker affixed to box lid: ""Sold by // S.G. Krebs & Co. // SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS // HOSPITAL FURNITURE AND SUPPLIES // 351 SECOND AVE. near 21st St NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
993004137 a-e
Description
Steel stylette has safety guard over needle; spring allows better handling; fitted in clear plastic tube fitted with cotton on bottom and metal screw cap; used for taking blood samples.
Accession Number
993004137 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Specimen Collection -- instrumentation
MM= Blood Specimen Collection -- automatic lancet
Description
Steel stylette has safety guard over needle; spring allows better handling; fitted in clear plastic tube fitted with cotton on bottom and metal screw cap; used for taking blood samples.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - stylette - Size: Length 7.5 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
b - needle - Size: Length 3.0 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
c - needle cap - Size: Length 3.2 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
d - plastic tube - Size: Length 14.8 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
e - metal top - Size: Length 0.8 cm. x Diameter1.5 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Clay-Adams
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Etched on spring: "A D ADAMS // U.S.A. M S"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-11
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