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March 11, 1911

A HANDY POCKET CASE FOR BLOOD PIPETTES AND SOLUTIONS

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KANSAS CITY, MO.

JAMA. 1911;LVI(10):737-738. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560100029012

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Abstract

The inconvenience of carrying about the usual blood-pipette case and separate solution bottles has resulted in many efforts on the part of pathologists, hospital interns and others to devise a convenient means of collecting and carrying pipettes and smears of blood. The device herewith figured meets all the requirements in perhaps the smallest possible space, since the entire outfit may be comfortably carried in the vest pocket. As is easily seen from the illustration, the set contains two pipettes, a 2-dram bottle of alcohol in the stopper of which is mounted a long cutting-edge needle, two 2-dram bottles containing diluting fluid for red and white cells respectively, and the usual rubber suctiontube. These are held in place on a thin metal plate by appropriate clips. The pipettes have in addition end-clips, each shod with a piece of soft rubber tubing, which, by pressing against the ends, prevent leakage from the

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