07682318 is referenced by 116 patents and cites 1994 patents.

Blood samples can be collected without substantial contamination from ambient air, such that the blood sample may be analyzed accurately for gaseous components such as oxygen and carbon dioxide. An embodiment of the device has integrated actuation, lancing, and sample acquisition components, which in some embodiments are miniaturized and/or disposable.

Title
Blood sampling apparatus and method
Application Number
10/363508
Publication Number
7682318 (B2)
Application Date
June 12, 2002
Publication Date
March 23, 2010
Inventor
Dirk Boecker
Palo Alto
CA, US
Catherine K Templin
Portola Valley
CA, US
Vladimir Drbal
Belmont
CA, US
Paul Lum
Los Altos
CA, US
Dominique M Freeman
La Honda
CA, US
Don Alden
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
Goodwin Procter
Paul Davis
Assignee
Pelikan Technologies
CA, US
IPC
A61B 5/00
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