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Joel S Douglas, Jeffrey N Roe, Ryszard Radwanski, Brent G Duchon: Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid. Mercury Diagnostics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, September 14, 1999: US05951492 (510 worldwide citation)

A sampling device for sampling body fluid includes a lancet for making an incision, a capillary tube for drawing-up body fluid from the incision, and a test strip affixed to an upper end of the capillary tube for receiving the fluid. An absorbent pad can be disposed between the test strip and capill ...


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Joel S Douglas, Jeffrey N Roe, Ryszard Radwanski, Brent G Duchon: Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid. Amira Medical, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, August 8, 2000: US06099484 (467 worldwide citation)

A sampling device for sampling body fluid includes a lancet for making an incision, a capillary tube for drawing-up body fluid from the incision, and a test strip affixed to an upper end of the capillary tube for receiving the fluid. An absorbent pad can be disposed between the test strip and capill ...


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Brent G Duchon, Joel S Douglas, Jeffrey N Roe, Ryszard Radwanski, Andrew M Drexler: Body fluid sampling device and methods of use. Mercury Diagnostics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, March 9, 1999: US05879311 (442 worldwide citation)

A device for sampling body fluid includes a housing having a sleeve at a forward end thereof which is displaceable in response to being pressed against a user's skin to trigger the firing of a lancer. After the lancet is removed from the incision, the sleeve is repeatedly pressed against the skin to ...


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Joel S Douglas, Jeffrey N Roe, Ryszard Radwanski, Brent G Duchon: Methods and apparatus for sampling body fluid. Mercury Diagnostics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, January 12, 1999: US05857983 (442 worldwide citation)

Body fluid is sampled by causing a syringe mounted in a housing to be displaced toward a skin surface. The syringe remains in the resulting incision while the surrounding body tissue is stimulated by a stimulator ring to urge body fluid toward the incision. Simultaneously, the syringe is moved relat ...


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Joel S Douglas, Karen R Drexler, Jeffrey N Roe: Synchronized analyte testing system. Mercury Diagnostics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, February 16, 1999: US05872713 (348 worldwide citation)

An analyte detection system is provided with calibration information uniquely specific to the set of test strips to which the sample is to be applied. The calibration information may be stored in permanent memory of the testing device, such that the device is discarded after use of all the test stri ...


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Joel S Douglas, Jeffrey N Roe, Ryszard Radwanski, Henry M Grage, Michael S Sanchez: Blood and interstitial fluid sampling device. Amira Medical, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, December 25, 2001: US06332871 (335 worldwide citation)

A device and method for lancing a patient, virtually simultaneously producing and collecting a small fluid sample from a body. The device comprises a blood collection system including a lancing needle, drive mechanism, kneading or vibration mechanism, optional suction system, and sample ejection mec ...


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Joel S Douglas, Jeffrey N Roe, Henry M Grage: Methods and apparatus for expressing body fluid from an incision. Mercury Diagnostics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, September 14, 1999: US05951493 (295 worldwide citation)

A sample of a body fluid such as blood or interstitial fluid is obtained from a body by lancing a portion of a user's skin, preferably in an area other than a finger tip, to form an incision. After the needle has been removed from the incision, a force is applied to depress the skin in a manner form ...


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Joel S Douglas, Jeffrey N Roe, Ryszard Radwanski, Brent G Duchon: Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid. Amira Medical, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, March 5, 2002: US06352514 (278 worldwide citation)

A sampling device for sampling body fluid includes a lancet for making an incision, a capillary tube for drawing-up body fluid from the incision, and a test strip affixed to an upper end of the capillary tube for receiving the fluid. An absorbent pad can be disposed between the test strip and capill ...


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Joel S Douglas, Jeffrey N Roe, Ryszard Radwanski, Brent G Duchon, Michael J Sanchez, Henry M Grage: Disposable element for use in a body fluid sampling device. Amira Medical, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, February 6, 2001: US06183489 (251 worldwide citation)

A disposable lancing element is adapted for use in a lancing device for making an incision through a user's skin. The lancing element includes a body which defines a longitudinal axis, and has a skin-lancing member projecting from a front end thereof. A capillary tube is mounted in the body in ...


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Joel S Douglas, Jeffrey N Roe, Ryszard Radwanski, Brent G Duchon, Michael J Sanchez, Henry M Grage: Disposable element for use in a body fluid sampling device. Mercury Diagnostics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, April 11, 2000: US06048352 (248 worldwide citation)

A disposable lancing element is adapted for use in a lancing device for making an incision through a user's skin. The lancing element includes a body which defines a longitudinal axis, and has a skin-lancing member projecting from a front end thereof. A capillary tube is mounted in the body in later ...