05324489 is referenced by 31 patents and cites 34 patents.

A medical instrument sterilization container (10) is provided which includes a port (18). A removable filter (32) is received within port (18) to enable sterilization of instruments placed within container (10). A removable plug (48) replaces filter (32) to enable container (10) to be used to transport instruments without leaking of fluids therefrom.

Title
Medical instrument sterilization container with a contaminant plug
Application Number
7/664352
Publication Number
5324489
Application Date
March 4, 1991
Publication Date
June 28, 1994
Inventor
Keith F Lindsey
Troup
TX, US
William H Patterson
Jacksonville
TX, US
Robert L Nichols
Jacksonville
TX, US
Agent
Baker & Botts
Assignee
Johnson & Johnson Medical
NJ, US
IPC
A61L 2/00
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