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Michael Edward Hilgers, Bruno J Schmidt: Needle for body fluid tester. Integ, Carol M LaSalle, Bozicevic Field & Francis, October 12, 2004: US06802199 (141 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for collecting a body fluid for testing for an analyte includes a needle for penetrating a patient's skin to access the fluid within the skin. The needle has a hollow body extending from a first end to a second end. An interior surface of the body defines a fluid pathway extending ...


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Michael Edward Hilgers, Bruno J Schmidt: Needle for body fluid tester. Integ, Carol M LaSalle, Bozicevic Field & Francis, March 9, 2004: US06702791 (7 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for collecting a body fluid for testing for an analyte includes a needle for penetrating a patient's skin to access the fluid within the skin. The needle has a hollow body extending from a first end to a second end. An interior surface of the body defines a fluid pathway extending ...


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Michael Edward Hilgers, Bruno J Schmidt: Needle for body fluid tester. Bozicevic Field & Francis, November 25, 2004: US20040236249-A1

An apparatus for collecting a body fluid for testing for an analyte includes a needle for penetrating a patient's skin to access the fluid within the skin. The needle has a hollow body extending from a first end to a second end. An interior surface of the body defines a fluid pathway extending betwe ...


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Joel Mechelke, Thomas C Rademacher, Michael Edward Hilgers, Phil Stout: Method for extracting interstitial fluid. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, February 15, 2007: US20070038147-A1

A method for extracting interstitial fluid from a target site of a user includes adhesively attaching a floating ring of a sampling module for extracting interstitial fluid to the user in the vicinity of a target site and then mounting the sampling module to the floating ring and attaching the sampl ...


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Joel Mechelke, Thomas C Rademacher, Michael Edward Hilgers, Phil Stout: Sampling module for extracting interstitial fluid. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, February 15, 2007: US20070038148-A1

A sampling module for extracting interstitial fluid (ISF) from a user's body includes a housing assembly and a pressure ring assembly operatively contained within the housing assembly. The pressure ring assembly includes a penetration member configured for penetrating a target site of the user's bod ...


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Michael Edward Hilgers, Bruno J Schmidt: Needle for body fluid tester. Bozicevic Field & Francis, March 27, 2003: US20030060784-A1

An apparatus for collecting a body fluid for testing for an analyte includes a needle for penetrating a patient's skin to access the fluid within the skin. The needle has a hollow body extending from a first end to a second end. An interior surface of the body defines a fluid pathway extending betwe ...


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Joel Racchini, Michael Edward Hilgers, Phil Stout, Thomas Rademacher, Joel Mechelke, Gass A Hanson: Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, February 7, 2008: US20080033320-A1

An interstitial fluid (ISF) extraction device includes a penetration member configured for penetrating a target site of a user's skin layer and, subsequently, residing in the user's skin layer and extracting an ISF sample therefrom and at least three concentrically-arranged pressure rings, each adap ...


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Michael Edward Hilgers, Devin V McAllister, Adolfo Menendez: Devices and methods for extracting bodily fluid. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, August 25, 2005: US20050187525-A1

A bodily fluid extraction device includes a penetration member configured for penetrating a target site and subsequently residing within the target site and extracting a bodily fluid sample. The penetration member includes a proximal end adapted for fluid communication with an analyte analysis syste ...


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Matthias Stiene, Michael Edward Hilgers, Tanja Richter: Device and method for extracting body fluid. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, May 26, 2005: US20050113739-A1

A device for extracting bodily fluid (such as an ISF sample) includes a penetration member with a channel (e.g., a hollow needle) and a fluid flow regulator (for example, a narrow-bore cylinder) disposed within the channel. The penetration member is configured for penetrating a target site (such as ...


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Joel Racchini, Phil Stout, Michael Edward Hilgers, Thomas Rademacher, Joel Mechelke, Cass A Hanson: Devices, systems and methods for extracting bodily fluid and monitoring an analyte therein. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, December 9, 2004: US20040249254-A1

A system for extracting a bodily fluid sample (e.g., an interstitial fluid [ISF] sample) and monitoring an analyte therein includes a disposable cartridge and a local controller module. The disposable cartridge includes a sampling module adapted to extract a bodily fluid sample and an analysis modul ...