1607137-A2 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 10 patents.

A test meter of the type which receives a disposable test strip and a sample of bodily fluid from a patient and performs an electrochemical analysis of the amount of an analyte such as glucose in the sample includes a receptacle (7) for receiving a container (10) in which disposable test strips are provided, and a mechanism for reading information about the disposable test strips that is affixed to the container. For example, calibration values can be applied to the container in the form of a machine readable bar-code, a magnetic stripe, a memory chip or as a resonant wire loop. By automatically obtaining calibration values from the container in which the strips are provided, the chances of using the wrong calibration information are greatly reduced. The container may also contain information readable by meter including the expiration date, and the number of test strips in the container.

Title
Improved glucose monitor and test strip containers for use in same
Application Number
EP20050076758 19970211
Publication Number
1607137 (A2)
Application Date
February 11, 1997
Publication Date
December 21, 2005
Inventor
Siu Ta
US
Moerman Piet H C
BE
Mcaleer Jerome F
GB
Assignee
Inverness Medical Technology I
US
IPC
G01N 33/487
B01L 09/00
B01L 11/00
G01N 33/487
B01L 11/00
B01L 09/00
G01N 33/487
B01L 11/00
B01L 09/00
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