05014718 is referenced by 299 patents and cites 12 patents.

A relatively painless method of safely collecting and testing blood comprises piercing a patient's skin, bathing the pierced area with a vehicle liquid and collecting a sample of the vehicle liquid and any blood on a test disk in the apparatus. A novel disposable apparatus for practicing the method also is described.

Title
Blood collection and testing method
Application Number
147138
Publication Number
5014718
Application Date
September 22, 1989
Publication Date
May 14, 1991
Inventor
Joel R Mitchen
Mundelein
IL, US
Agent
Quarles & Brady
Assignee
Safety Diagnostics
IL, US
IPC
A61B 17/32
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