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Matthias Stiene, Tanja Richter, Jerome McAleer, Elliot Plotkin, Manuel Alvarez Icaza, John Allen: Device for measuring blood coagulation and method thereof. Lifescan Scotland, February 28, 2006: US07005857 (277 worldwide citation)

A device and method for measuring clotting times in a fluid, typically blood, within a microchannel, with the onset of clotting being determined by measurement of the rate of change, or the value, of capacitance or impedance between two electrodes situated on either side of the microchannel. The dev ...


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Jerome F McAleer, Manuel Alvarez Icaza, Geoff Hall, Elliot V Plotkin, David Scott, Oliver W H Davies: Disposable test strips with integrated reagent/blood separation layer. Lifescan Scotland, September 26, 2006: US07112265 (199 worldwide citation)

An improved disposable glucose test strip for use in a test meter of the type which receives a disposable test strip and a sample of blood from a patient and performs an electrochemical analysis using a non-conductive integrated reagent/blood separation layer (17) containing a filler, an enzyme effe ...


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Oliver W H Davies, Christopher P Leach, Manuel Alvarez Icaza: Measurement of substances in liquids. Lifescan Scotland, July 31, 2007: US07250105 (129 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention a measuring device compares the current generated by two working sensor parts and gives an error indication if they are too dissimilar, i.e., the current at one sensor part differs too greatly from what would be expected from considering the current at the ot ...


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Oliver William Hardwicke Davies: Method of reducing interferences in an electrochemical sensor using two different applied potentials. Lifescan Scotland, Khoi Ta, November 17, 2009: US07618522 (113 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method of reducing the effects of interfering compounds in the measurement of analytes and more particularly to a method of reducing the effects of interfering compounds in a system wherein the test strip utilizes two or more working electrodes. In one embodime ...


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Zuifang Liu, James Jain Rodgers, Geoffrey Lillie: Redox polymers for use in electrochemical-based sensors. Lifescan Scotland, September 30, 2008: US07429630 (113 worldwide citation)

A redox polymer for use in an electrochemical-based sensor includes a hydrophobic polymer backbone (e.g., a hydrophobic poly(methyl methacrylate) polymer backbone) and at least one hydrophilic polymer arm (such as a hydrophilic oligo(N-vinylpyrrolidinone) polymer arm) attached to the hydrophobic pol ...


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David K Lang, Peter A Rae: Method of packaging integrated biosensors. Lifescan Scotland, Bernard Shay, May 30, 2006: US07051495 (113 worldwide citation)

A method of loading medical devices into medical device packages utilizing an apparatus including a pusher plate, a retaining member, a transfer member and a package support member, the retaining member and the transfer member each includes a plurality of grooves for receiving and retaining the medi ...


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James Iain Rodgers, Zuifang Liu, Alan Watson McNeilage, Margaret MacLennan, James Moffat, Geoffrey Lillie, Michael MacDonald: Water-miscible conductive ink for use in enzymatic electrochemical-based sensors. Lifescan Scotland, December 16, 2008: US07465380 (107 worldwide citation)

A water-miscible conductive ink for use in enzymatic electrochemical-based sensors includes a conductive material, an enzyme, a mediator and a binding agent. The conductive material, enzyme, mediator, and binding agent are formulated as a water-miscible aqueous-based dispersion wherein the binding a ...


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Oliver William Hardwicke Davies, Robert Marshall, Damian Edward Haydon Baskeyfield, Lynsey Whyte, Elaine Leiper: Method of reducing the effect of direct interference current in an electrochemical test strip. Lifescan Scotland, January 26, 2010: US07653492 (106 worldwide citation)

This invention describes a method of reducing the effect of interfering compounds in a bodily fluid when measuring an analyte using an electrochemical sensor. In particular, the present method is applicable to electrochemical sensors where the sensor includes a substrate, first and second working el ...


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Damian Edward Haydon Baskeyfield, Thomas J O Reilly, John McInulty, Grenville Arthur Robinson, Anthony J Cronshaw: Method for determining a test strip calibration code using a calibration strip. Lifescan Scotland, January 6, 2009: US07474391 (106 worldwide citation)

A method for determining a test strip calibration code for use in a meter includes inserting a calibration strip into the meter, with the calibration strip having a substrate and a permutative grey scale calibration pattern disposed on the substrate. In addition, the permutative grey scale calibrati ...


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Sebastian Bohm: Method of controlling the movement of fluid through a microfluidic circuit using an array of triggerable passive valves. Lifescan Scotland, Bernard E Shay, January 2, 2007: US07156117 (105 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to methods of controlling the flow of fluids through a microfluidic circuit and, more particularly, to methods of controlling the movement of fluid through a microfluidic circuit using one or more triggerable passive valves. In one embodiment of a method of controll ...