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Esbach's albuminometer

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1981.26.5 a-b
Description
A glass test tube graduated from 1/2-12 with a rubber stopper; cylindrical wooden case with screw-in base; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1981.26.5 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis
Albuminuria
Description
A glass test tube graduated from 1/2-12 with a rubber stopper; cylindrical wooden case with screw-in base; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
tube - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
case - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
wood: light brown
rubber: grey
Inscriptions
Etched on glass: "Esbach's albuminometer"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Condition Remarks
Case split.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice. Instrument named for G.H. Esbach (1843-1890), a Paris physician; it is used to estimate protein in urine using Esbach's reagant (picric acid and citric acid in water).
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