05431884 is referenced by 30 patents and cites 2 patents.

A system for transporting and processing a specimen, and an assembly employing that system. The transporting and processing system comprises a tubular container having a filter assembly removably secured within the container by a threaded collar. A cap is applied to the collar, and a spoon is secured to the underside of the cap for collecting a specimen and inserting it within the filter contained within the container. The spoon is shaped to fit within the filter when the cap is applied. In the assembly, the specimen transporting and processing system is utilized along with a separate container having a spoon assembly and cap, but no filter assembly. A stand is provided for retaining both containers.

Title
Specimen transporting and processing system
Application Number
8/200205
Publication Number
5431884
Application Date
February 22, 1994
Publication Date
July 11, 1995
Inventor
John J Newton
Palatine
IL, US
Lawrence G Ponsi
Wheeling
IL, US
Janet Ratajczak
McHenry
IL, US
David McDonough
Crystal Lake
IL, US
Agent
Lee Mann Smith McWilliams Sweeney & Ohlson
Assignee
Sage Products
IL, US
IPC
B01L 11/00
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