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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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microscope slides

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact892
Dates
1937
circa 1937
Collection
Dr. E. Douglas Rooke Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
996009006 a-b
Description
Two glass slides of (unstained?) blood smears, identified as "P.A." (pernicious anemia?); both are very faintly beige/red; slides are wrapped in paper fastened with an elastic band
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Accession Number
996009006 a-b
Collection
Dr. E. Douglas Rooke Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Anemia, Pernicious -- microbiology
Staining -- instrumentation
Microscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Microscopy -- accessories and parts -- slide
Description
Two glass slides of (unstained?) blood smears, identified as "P.A." (pernicious anemia?); both are
very faintly beige/red; slides are wrapped in paper fastened with an elastic band
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - microscope slide, P.A. - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Width 2.6 cm.
b - microscope slide, P.A. - 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
smear: beige/red
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Paper wrapper has, "Rochon TC // P.A. Dr. Plunkett" written on it in pencil
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
Pernicious anemia was common in the early 20th century; it was a blood disorders; anemia resulting
from malabsorption or inadequate intake of Vitamin B12 (folic acid); blood smears typically showed
very large and malformed, very pale red blood cells; smears were done to distinguish between Iron
Deficiency Anemia, in which red blood cells were very small and pale; Pernicious anemia was fatal
if left untreated; its cause was unknown until the early 20th century
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microscope slides

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact893
Dates
1937
circa 1937
Collection
Dr. E. Douglas Rooke Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
996009007 a-b
Description
Two glass slides of blood smears stained with Wright's stain, identified as "Myelog. [myelogenous] Leukaemia"; slides are wrapped in paper fastened with an elastic band, and are purple in colour
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Accession Number
996009007 a-b
Collection
Dr. E. Douglas Rooke Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Leukemia -- microbiology
Staining -- instrumentation
Microscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Microscopy -- accessories and parts -- slide
Description
Two glass slides of blood smears stained with Wright's stain, identified as "Myelog.
[myelogenous] Leukaemia"; slides are wrapped in paper fastened with an elastic band,
and are purple in colour
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - microscope slide, myelogenous leukemia - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Width 2.6 cm.
b - microscope slide, myelogenous leukemia - 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
smear: purple
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Paper wrapper has, "Myelog. // Leukaemia" written on it in pencil
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
Blood smears usually done to identify the kind of leukemia; myelogenous leukemia is leukemia of
early white blood cells in their immature state
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