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microscope slides

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Dates
1937
circa 1937
Collection
Dr. E. Douglas Rooke Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
996009005 a-b
Description
Stained, with Wright's stain, two glass slides identified as being of bone marrow; slide is purple-coloured, with "lacy" appearance typical of bone marrow; slides are wrapped in paper fastened with an elastic band
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Accession Number
996009005 a-b
Collection
Dr. E. Douglas Rooke Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Bone Marrow -- cytology
Staining -- instrumentation
Microscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Microscopy -- accessories and parts -- slide
Description
Stained, with Wright's stain, two glass slides identified as being of bone marrow; slide is purple-coloured,
with "lacy" appearance typical of bone marrow; slides are wrapped in paper fastened
with an elastic band
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - microscope slide, bone marrow - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Width 2.6 cm.
b - microscope slide, bone marrow - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Width 2.6 cm.
Provenance
E. Douglas Rooke, M.D., Rochester MN USA
Maker
Dr. E. Rooke
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1937
circa 1937
Date Remarks
Label date; Dr. Rooke was Queen's Meds '37
Material
Wright's stain: purple; magenta
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-1
Condition Remarks
No scratches, etc.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
M. Hardwick; CD #3
Research Facts
Under a microscope, the bone marrow smear would show various blood cells (excepting lymphocytes)
in various stages of formation; bone marrow smears were usually done in cases of leukemia to determine
bone marrow function and therefore the progress of the disease
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