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Joseph R Lakowicz, Badri P Maliwal, Peter A Koen: Determination and quantification of saccharides by luminescence lifetimes and energy transfer. University of Maryland at Baltimore, Becton Dickinson & Company, Wegner Cantor Mueller & Player, September 21, 1993: US05246867 (390 worldwide citation)

A method for measuring the concentration of a saccharide, conjugated saccharide or polysaccharide of interest using luminescent lifetimes and energy transfer in which an energy transfer donor-acceptor pair is added to a sample to be analyzed, the donor of the donor-acceptor pair being photoluminesce ...


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Lawrence A Lynn, Weston Harding, Edmund Robert Purdy: Luer receiver and method for fluid transfer. Lawrence A Lynn, Becton Dickinson & Company, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, January 9, 2001: US06171287 (324 worldwide citation)

An improved luer lock receiving septum having a configuration which provides rapid and tight resealing and yet allows penetration of the septum by the luer tip with a low penetration force. The elongated septum includes an upper portion of enlarged diameter having a target surface, a central slit, a ...


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Robert D Pfister: Connector. Becton Dickinson & Company, Louis E Marn, Elliot M Olstein, June 15, 1982: US04334551 (273 worldwide citation)

A reusable connector which is provided with a deformable barrier at the open connecting end thereof which maintains the sterile integrity of the interior portions. The deformable barrier includes a preformed opening (or openings) which is normally closed and which can be opened by application of a d ...


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Leon WMM Terstappen, Ton Logtenberg: Phage antibodies. Becton Dickinson & Company, Crucell Holland, Irving N Feit, Hoffman & Baron, July 24, 2001: US06265150 (182 worldwide citation)

Peripheral blood leucocytes incubated with a semi-synthetic phage antibody library and fluorochrome-labeled CD3 and CD20 antibodies were used to isolate human single chain Fv antibodies specific for subsets of blood leucocytes by flow cytometry. Isolated phage antibodies showed exclusive binding to ...


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Jay D Packman, John E Burbank III, Antonio A Bendek, Robert C Uschold: Electronic medical delivery pen having a multifunction actuator. Becton Dickinson & Company, Alan W Fiedler, July 1, 2003: US06585698 (163 worldwide citation)

A medication delivery pen includes a housing having opposing proximal and distal ends. An actuator is disposed in the proximal end of the housing for setting and administering a dosage of medication. The pen also includes a medication-containing cartridge assembly having a cartridge with a pierceabl ...


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Alexander W Clark, Paul Gladnick, Robert E Armstrong, Nicholas Bachur, Klaus W Berndt, Dwight Livingston: Automated microbiological testing apparatus and methods therefor. Becton Dickinson & Company, August 1, 2000: US06096272 (138 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic microbiological testing system and method for microorganism identification (ID) and antimicrobial susceptibility determinations (AST). The system includes multiple-well test panels capable of performing ID and AST testing on the same test panel. Each test panel is inoculated with reagen ...


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Antoshkiw William T: Disposable guide wire. Becton Dickinson & Company, Kane Dalsimer Kane Sullivan and Kurucz, February 5, 1974: US3789841 (136 worldwide citation)

A stainless steel core wire has a tapered portion at one end and a portion of uniform thickness at another end. A Teflon jacket encloses the portion having uniform thickness to form a proximal end and a flexible stainless steel spring encloses the tapered portion forming a distal end. The spring is ...


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Ward C Smith: Method for separating the cellular components of blood samples. Becton Dickinson & Company, Hoffman & Baron, July 4, 1989: US04844818 (93 worldwide citation)

An assembly for separating lymphocytes and monocytes from granulocytes in a sample of unseparated whole blood. A water insoluble, thixotropic gel-like substance, which is chemically inert to blood constituents is provided in a container. A fluid capable of altering blood cell densities and diameters ...


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Richmond R Cohen: Evacuated sample collection tube with aqueous additive. Becton Dickinson & Company, Arthur D Dawson, January 19, 1999: US05860937 (91 worldwide citation)

An assembly for collection of a sample of a body fluid from a subject's body of the present invention includes a hollow tube defining an axis with an open end and a closed end. The hollow tube defines a chamber therewithin for receiving a sample of a collected fluid from a subject. The tube has a re ...


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Mark Newby, Paul Dicesare: Telescoping needle shield. Becton Dickinson & Company, Nanette S Thomas, Alan W Fiedler, April 13, 1999: US05893845 (81 worldwide citation)

A needle assembly having a telescoping shield that extends over the distal end of the needle when released by an actuator that is triggered during a standard sequence of operation of a medical procedure. For example, the telescoping shield extends by a compression spring from a starting retracted po ...