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An electric lancet actuator and method of using same. An embodiment provides control of a lancet used for sampling blood by puncturing the skin. The lancet can be contained within a stationary housing which interacts with the proximal or driving end of lancet and allows the distal or front end of the lancet to protrude beyond the stationary housing and puncture the skin. Electric field coils or solenoids drive the lancet using either magnetic attraction or repulsion.

Title
Electric lancet actuator
Application Number
11/176562
Publication Number
8721671 (B2)
Application Date
July 6, 2005
Publication Date
May 13, 2014
Inventor
Dominique M Freeman
La Honda
CA, US
Don Alden
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
Mintz Levin
Paul Davis
Assignee
Sanofi Aventis Deutschland
DE
IPC
A61B 17/32
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