John H Staehlin: Liquid sampling and test apparatus. Volunteers for Medical Engineering, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, June 10, 1997: US05636640 (81 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for sampling blood which includes a deformable housing defining a chamber that retains liquid. The housing has a pierceable membrane. The apparatus also includes a resilient piercer member that is adjacent the wall of a chamber and adapted to puncture the pierceable membrane. A removabl ...

Glenn N Taylor: Liquid sampling device. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, August 15, 1978: US04106675 (49 worldwide citation)

A liquid sampling device having, a tubular section of flexible material having a wall defining a lumen for passage of liquid. The device has a flow control element including a rigid valve member positioned in the lumen of the tubular section, with the valve member having an outer sealing surface sea ...

Sheridan David S, Jackson Isaac S: Medico-surgical suction systems. Sheridan David S, October 5, 1971: US3610242 (46 worldwide citation)

Medico-surgical suction systems capable not only of aspiration of body fluids from patients, but also precise collection of mucus samples, all under controlled vacuum conditions, include, as separate units, a fingertip-operated vacuum controller and liquid-sampling unit. The vacuum controller provid ...

Pedro P Cabrera, Humberto A Berra, Edward N Doty: Liquid sampling valve. Coulter Electronics, Silverman Cass Singer & Winburn, October 27, 1987: US04702889 (41 worldwide citation)

A liquid diluting and transfer valve has disc like valve elements provided with faces frictionally engaged. The valve further includes passageways for passing both sample liquid and rinse liquid and a continuous groove formed in one of the respective faces. This continuous groove effectively isolate ...

Spyros Lysander N Vennos: Fluid sampling device. Joseph P Nigon, June 29, 1976: US03966439 (36 worldwide citation)

A gaseous or liquid sampling collection unit designed to prevent loss of any of the matter collected and designed to prevent the accidental or intentional loss of all or part of the amount of matter collected, consisting of a filter capsule comprising a shield, and a filter, a two piece cassette con ...

Claude Andrieux, Pierre Renaud: Liquid sampling apparatus. Commissariat a l Energie Atomique, June 17, 1980: US04207922 (36 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an apparatus for sampling a liquid conveyed by a plurality of tubes.

Philip Ohringer: Liquid sampling method. Marvin Padover, Allison C Collard, May 11, 1976: US03955423 (33 worldwide citation)

An improved method for isolating a liquid sample from a specimen container employing an elongated cylindrical tube, sized for insertion into the specimen container, and having a hollow neck formed at one end of the tube. A thin, flexible circular disc projects from the neck for slidable sealing enga ...

Nayan S Shah: Specimen collecting device and method. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, March 29, 1977: US04014322 (33 worldwide citation)

A device for collecting aseptic liquid specimens comprising, a container having wall means defining a chamber and an opening communicating with the chamber. The device has liquid sampling means comprising, compressible liquid absorption means for receiving the liquid specimen, and handle means for s ...

William C Cloyd: Robotic liquid sampling system. Medical Robotics, Vance A Smith, November 24, 1992: US05166889 (32 worldwide citation)

A sampling system and method especially adapted for blood is provided wherein a plurality of sample tubes are positioned for ready access on a support wheel. The blood is processed by robotics under the control of a microprocessor that includes indexing of the wheel, identifying the container and in ...

Murray A Rosenthal, Vincent J Greczanik, Ronald A Simkins: Absorbent paper for liquid sampling and impregnated paper calibrators and controls. Isolab, Standley & Gilcrest, May 14, 1996: US05516487 (30 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an absorbent paper piece having a plurality of samples zones adapted to receive a liquid sample. The paper comprises an absorbent paper piece having a plurality of sample zones, each sample zone having a perforation extending substantially around its perimeter, so as to subs ...