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Dominique M Freeman, Vladimir Drbal: Blood sampling device with diaphragm actuated lancet. Pelikan Technologies, Heller Ehrman, February 21, 2006: US07001344 (146 worldwide citation)

A device and method to obtain a blood sample in a sealed configuration. The device includes a sampling assembly having a driver, a lancet, and a blood reservoir, and a pad having a proximal side and a distal side. The proximal side of the pad conforms to the shape of a skin area, and the distal side ...


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Don Alden, Dominique M Freeman, Paul Lum, Vladimir Drbal, Catherine K Templin, Dirk Boecker: Blood sampling apparatus and method. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, March 23, 2010: US07682318 (116 worldwide citation)

Blood samples can be collected without substantial contamination from ambient air, such that the blood sample may be analyzed accurately for gaseous components such as oxygen and carbon dioxide. An embodiment of the device has integrated actuation, lancing, and sample acquisition components, which i ...


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Vladimir Drbal, Calvin Chow, Rick Smethers, Debra A Ross, Gregory Kirk, Briggs Jonathan, Lev Leytes, Suresh N Mehta: Analytical slide with porous filter membrane. October 12, 1993: US05252293 (47 worldwide citation)

This invention encompasses a slide reading assembly, and a slide with a porous filter membrane wherein the slide has a means for aligning the slide within a filter assembly to filter reagents on predetermined portions of the porous filter membrane and also to position the slide in a slide reading as ...


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Michael Greenstein, Frederick Stawitcke, Vladimir Drbal, Ganapati R Mauze, Rick Pittaro, Richard Pering, Ed Verdonk, Don Alden, Frank Ingle, Klaus Stefan Drese, Hans Joachim Hartmann, Olaf Soerensen: Thermal regulation of fluidic samples within a diagnostic cartridge. Agilent Technologies, March 18, 2008: US07344894 (23 worldwide citation)

A method and miniature analytical device with thermal regulation of reactant using a localized heat source capable of emitting electromagnetic radiation, such as light emitting diodes (“LED”s) and vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (“VCSEL”s), generating internal heat, such as resistive, induct ...


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George Pontis, Michael Lacy, Vladimir Drbal, Calvin Chow, Thomas Smith, Rick Smethers, Debra A Ross, Gregory Kirk, Jonathan Briggs, Lev Leytes, Suresh N Mehta: Analytical work station. Molecular Devices Corporation, Banner & Allegretti, June 25, 1996: US05529752 (13 worldwide citation)

This invention encompasses a work station for conducting assays which comprises filtering assembly, a slide reading assembly, and a slide with a porous filter membrane wherein the slide has a means for aligning the slide within the filter assembly to filter reagents on predetermined portions of the ...


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Vladimir Drbal: Clamp device with radially split head. Dressler Goldsmith Shore Sutker & Milnamow, February 14, 1989: US04804197 (5 worldwide citation)

A clamping device for supporting a workpiece in a clamped condition. The device includes a split head fastener composed of a head having exterior and interior surfaces, and a threaded shaft attached to the head and extending substantially normally from the interior surface. The head is segmented by ...


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Dominique M Freeman, Vladimir Drbal: Blood sampling device with diaphragm actuated lancet. Stephanie Seidman, William B Anderson, May 8, 2003: US20030088191-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A device and method to obtain a blood sample in a sealed configuration. The device includes a sampling assembly having a driver, a lancet, and a blood reservoir, and a pad having a proximal side and a distal side. The proximal side of the pad conforms to the shape of a skin area, and the distal side ...


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Don Alden, Dominique M Freeman, Paul Lum, Vladimir Drbal, Dirk Boecker, Edward D Verdonk: Method and apparatus for improving success rate of blood yield from a fingerstick. Pelikan Technologies, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, April 20, 2010: US07699791

Blood samples can be collected without substantial contamination from ambient air, such that the blood sample may be analyzed accurately for gaseous components such as oxygen and carbon dioxide. An embodiment of the device has integrated actuation, lancing, and sample acquisition components, which i ...


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Michael Greenstein, Frederick Stawitcke, Vladimir Drbal, Ganapati R Mauze, Rick Pittaro, Richard Pering, Ed Verdonk, Don Alden, Frank Ingle, Klaus Stefan Drese, Hans Joachim Hartmann, Olaf Soerensen: Thermal regulation of fluidic samples within a diagnostic cartridge. Agilent Technologies, Legal Department DL429, April 17, 2003: US20030073229-A1

A method and miniature analytical device with thermal regulation of reactants using a localized heat source capable of emitting electromagnetic radiation, such as light emitting diodes (“LED”s) and vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (“VCSEL”s), generating internal heat, such as resistive, induc ...


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Don Alden, Dominique M Freeman, Paul Lum, Vladimir Drbal, Dirk Boecker: Blood sampling apparatus and method. Heller Ehrman White & Mcauliffe, May 12, 2005: US20050101979-A1

Blood samples can be collected without substantial contamination from ambient air, such that the blood sample may be analysed accurately for gaseous components such as oxygen and carbon dioxide. An embodiment of th device has integrated actuation, lancing, and sample acquisition components, which in ...