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Hemochron Jr. Signature

Hemochron Jr. Signature

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Description (Brief)
The hand-held, battery-powered device measures whole blood clotting time. "The clotting time is defined as the time from the mixing of blood and reagents until the blood movement of the mixture decreases below a predetermined rate."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
diagnostic
blood coagulation test
date made
1998
1997
maker
International Technidyne Corporation
place made
United States: New Jersey, Edison
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.4 cm x 18.7 cm x 9.5 cm; 2 1/8 in x 7 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in
cartridge: 1.6 cm x 14 cm x 3.8 cm; 5/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in
ID Number
2014.0247.04
accession number
2014.0247
catalog number
2014.0247.04
Credit Line
Gift of Larry J. Kricka and Peter Wilding
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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