Cardiac STATus, CK-MBMyoglobin - Blood Test for Markers of Myocardial Infraction

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Description (Brief)
This handheld device detects the presence of CK-MB (Creatine Kinase-MB) and Myoglobin in whole blood, which are markers for myocardial infraction (heart attack). The device is used by health care professionals to quickly diagnosis cardiac events and to determine whether there is damage to the heart muscle.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1997
maker
Spectral Diagnostics Inc.
Princeton BioMeditech Corporation
place made
Canada: Ontario, Toronto
United States: New Jersey, Monmouth Junction
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.9 cm x 3.9 cm x 1.5 cm; 3 1/2 in x 1 17/32 in x 19/32 in
ID Number
2014.0247.21
accession number
2014.0247
catalog number
2014.0247.21
Credit Line
Gift of Larry J. Kricka and Peter Wilding
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Data Source
National Museum of American History