04920977 is referenced by 346 patents and cites 10 patents.

A combined throw-away lancet and blood microcollection tube assembly is provided with a housing having outer dimensions for the assembly the size of a standard test tube for ease of handling and labeling, which housing incorporates a built-in lancet and blood microcollection tube. The housing includes one or more snap-open hinged covers which may be opened and closed with one hand. A further feature of the invention is provision for incorporating the used lancet in the housing for subsequent disposal to reduce contamination potential. The entire assembly may be disposed of as a single unit after use.

Title
Blood collection assembly with lancet and microcollection tube
Application Number
7/262551
Publication Number
4920977
Application Date
October 25, 1988
Publication Date
May 1, 1990
Inventor
John L Haynes
Chapel Hill
NC, US
Agent
Robert P Grindle
Assignee
Becton Dickinson and Company
NJ, US
IPC
A61B 5/00
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