06291178 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 88 patents.

A method and apparatus for the preservation of a saliva sample for use in subsequent quantitative chemical assays. The method involves collecting a saliva sample at a location, directly into a specimen cup. The specimen cup contains a predetermined volume of aqueous solution of pH buffered saline and enzymatic inhibitor and is optionally adapted with a constituent compound specific, qualitative test unit.

Title
Method and apparatus for preserving human saliva for testing
Application Number
9/385171
Publication Number
6291178 (B1)
Application Date
August 30, 1999
Publication Date
September 18, 2001
Inventor
David R Schneider
1528 Mayfield, Royal Oak
MI, US
Agent
Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C
US
IPC
C12Q 1/68
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