Cardiac STATus Troponin T - Blood Test for Marker of Myocardial Infraction (Heart Attack)

Cardiac STATus Troponin T - Blood Test for Marker of Myocardial Infraction (Heart Attack)

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Description (Brief)
This handheld device detects the presence of troponin T in blood, which is a marker for 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
Object Name
cardiology
diagnostic
date made
ca 1996
maker
Boehringer Mannheim Corporation
place made
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.1 cm x 9.8 cm x.6 cm; 13/16 in x 3 27/32 in x 1/4 in
ID Number
2014.0247.23
accession number
2014.0247
catalog number
2014.0247.23
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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