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Means For Analyzing Liquid Or Solid Sample

Means For Analyzing Liquid Or Solid Sample patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

10/16/14 - 20140308164 - Biological fluid transfer device and biological fluid sampling system
A biological fluid sampling transfer device adapted to receive a multi-component blood sample is disclosed. After collecting the blood sample, the biological fluid sampling transfer device is able to separate a plasma portion from a cellular portion. After separation, the biological fluid sampling transfer device is able to transfer the...

10/16/14 - 20140308165 - Biological fluid collection device and biological fluid separation and testing system
A biological fluid collection device that is adapted to receive a multi-component blood sample having a cellular portion and a plasma portion is disclosed. After collecting the blood sample, the biological fluid collection device is able to separate the plasma portion from the cellular portion. After separation, the biological fluid...

10/16/14 - 20140308166 - Blood sampling transfer device and blood separation and testing system
A blood sampling transfer device that is adapted to receive a blood sample having a cellular portion and a plasma portion is disclosed. The blood sampling transfer device is able to separate the plasma portion from the cellular portion. After separation, the blood sampling transfer device is able to transfer...

10/16/14 - 20140308167 - Biological fluid sampling transfer device and biological fluid separation and testing system
A biological fluid sampling transfer device that is adapted to receive and separate a multi-component blood sample is disclosed. After separation, the biological fluid sampling transfer device is able to transfer a plasma portion of the blood sample to a point-of-care testing device. The biological fluid sampling transfer device of...

09/25/14 - 20140286825 - Test strip for measuring biological fluid
The invention relates to a test strip. The test strip comprises an insulating sheet; a metallic circuit layer disposed on the insulating sheet, the metallic circuit layer including at least an electrode section; a sensing reagent layer provided on the electrode section; an intermediate layer disposed to cover the insulating...

09/18/14 - 20140271361 - Contoured dispenser
A blood testing system includes a cartridge loadable into a blood analyzer. One cartridge includes a convex top portion with a blood entry port therein. A dispenser transfers blood in a stoppered test tube to the cartridge. One dispenser includes a contoured, stabilizing base configured to mate with the cartridge...

07/03/14 - 20140186214 - Microchip
A microchip including a fluid circuit composed of a space formed inside is provided. The space includes a first space, a second space, and a space connecting portion connecting the first space and the second space, and the space connecting portion has a structure portion restraining liquid moving between the...

06/12/14 - 20140161667 - Automated analyte sensor ordering methods and apparatus
Methods, systems, and apparatus adapted to automate ordering of test strips for use in an analyte meter device are disclosed. The method, system and apparatus includes inputting information from an indicia on a package of test strips indicative of a quantity of test strips in the package; tracking a number...

05/22/14 - 20140140891 - Apparatus and method for separating plasma from blood and delayed wetting
Devices and methods are disclosed herein for separating a supernate from a suspension. The apparatus consists of a sample zone, a controllable gate, and an analysis zone. The sample zone holds the suspension. The analysis zone passively transports a supernate formed from the suspension by capillary transport. A controllable gate...

05/15/14 - 20140134048 - Analysis device
A protective cap 2 is engaged with a latch 10 of a diluent container 5 so as to fix the diluent container 5 at a liquid holding position of a diluent container containing section 11. The engagement is released when the protective cap 2 is set to an open position...

05/01/14 - 20140119994 - Sample analyzer
Disclosed is a sample analyzer comprising: a measurement section configured to store a reagent or consumable to be used in a measurement of a sample and to measure a sample with the stored reagent or consumable; a display section; and a controller programmed to control the display section to show...

03/27/14 - 20140086796 - Strip dispenser and strips for use with the same
The present invention relates to product dispensers, and in particular dispensers for products in the form of strips. The product dispenser includes a container having a lid that may be pivotally attached to a base. According to an embodiment, the assembly includes a cartridge housing and a dispensing cartridge. The...

02/20/14 - 20140050620 - Methods and systems to collect a biological sample
Sample processing methods and systems to collect a biological sample. A device may be configured collect a predetermined volume of a sample in sample chamber, and seal the chamber upon activation. The device may be further configured to mix the mix the sample with a predetermined volume of a reagent...

02/13/14 - 20140044598 - High-pressure, high-temperature magic angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance devices and processes for making and using same
Re-usable ceramic magic angle spinning (MAS) NMR rotors constructed of high-mechanic strength ceramics are detailed that include a sample compartment that maintains high pressures up to at least about 200 atmospheres (atm) and high temperatures up to about least about 300° C. during operation. The rotor designs minimize pressure losses...

01/16/14 - 20140017123 - Analytical aids with hydrophilic coating containing nanoparticles with silica structure and methods of producing and using the same
Disclosed herein are analytical aids having a surface coated at least partially with a hydrophilic coating, where the hydrophilic coating includes nanoparticles with silica structure and an average particle size in a range from about 1 nm to about 500 nm. Also disclosed are methods of producing the analytical aids,...

01/02/14 - 20140003999 - Catalyst deterioration determination system
An accurate determination of deterioration of a NOx storage reduction catalyst. A supply device supplies a reducing agent to the NOx catalyst to change an air fuel ratio of an exhaust gas passing through the NOx catalyst, an NH3 detection device detects NH3 in the exhaust gas at the downstream...

12/19/13 - 20130336840 - Air purifier and total organic carbon measuring device using the air purifier
An air purifier includes a pump that supplies air to an air purifying unit, a filter arranged at an outlet of the air purifying unit, and pipes and that connect these components. The air purifying unit includes an activated carbon tube constituted by a glass tube filled with granular activated...

12/05/13 - 20130323123 - Integrated testing device
An integrated testing device and method are disclosed. The device includes an integral reservoir for a test fluid, and an actuator, so that the test fluid can be dispensed to facilitate the test....

12/05/13 - 20130323124 - Biological sample measurement apparatus
A biological sample measurement apparatus includes container (10) having an opening in a top surface thereof and right and left accommodation chambers (12) and (13) formed by separating an inner space and the opening in container (10) by partition wall (11a), measurement device (1) accommodated in accommodation chamber (12) of...

11/21/13 - 20130309133 - Analysis cartridge and analysis system thereof
An analysis cartridge and an analysis system thereof are disclosed. The analysis cartridge comprises a cartridge body, a liquid storage box and a sealing film. The cartridge body has an accommodation portion. The liquid storage box is disposed within the accommodation portion and has a liquid storage tank and a...

11/07/13 - 20130294971 - Surface sampling concentration and reaction probe
A method of analyzing a chemical composition of a specimen is described. The method can include providing a probe comprising an outer capillary tube and an inner capillary tube disposed co-axially within the outer capillary tube, where the inner and outer capillary tubes define a solvent capillary and a sampling...

10/31/13 - 20130287630 - Hydrophilic coating for nonporous surfaces and microfluidic devices including same
A coating formula and method for surface coating non-porous surfaces. Microfluidic devices including said coating achieve desired properties including increased hydrophilicity, improved adhesion, stability and optical clarity....

10/03/13 - 20130259746 - Surface acoustic wave sensing device
A SAW sensor includes a substrate, first and second IDT on the substrate and a detector portion between the first and second IDT. The first IDT generates a surface acoustic wave in response to a high-frequency signal input. The second IDT receives the SAW from the first IDT, and converts...

09/19/13 - 20130243652 - Automatic analyzer
With an automatic analyzer for analyzing biological samples, it takes a fairly long time from when the power source of the analyzer is turned on until the analyzer reaches a state stable enough to start analyzing. Thus in order to deal with emergency analysis typically at night, the power source...

09/19/13 - 20130243653 - Automatic analysis apparatus
There is provided a highly reliable automatic analysis apparatus in which a piercing type reagent container is loaded. The apparatus reduces the load on a reagent sampling mechanism, alarms and reagent splashing which are caused by contact between a dispensing nozzle and a piercing cap. In reagent dispensing operation, in...

08/22/13 - 20130216434 - Portable glucose monitor with wireless communications
A glucose monitor having only a test strip reader and wireless transmission to a remote hand held calculation processor. All glucose data processing occurs in a remote hand held calculator processor with the glucose monitor providing only sensing and wireless transfer of data. In an embodiment, the glucose monitor includes...

08/08/13 - 20130202487 - Fluid delivery system and apparatus to perform the same
The present invention is an apparatus and fluid delivery system for automated assays. The apparatus, for example, may be used for immunoassay that uses flow lines for multiple reagents. In one embodiment, the present invention comprises a tray base with one or more fixed or disposable trays for testing samples,...

08/01/13 - 20130195719 - Microchip and method of using the same
A microchip includes fluid circuits therein, formed by uniting together at least a first substrate that is a transparent substrate and a second substrate having grooves provided at the substrate surface and/or through holes penetrating in a thickness direction. The fluid circuits include a liquid reagent receptacle unit to store...

08/01/13 - 20130195720 - Sample rack handling unit
A sample rack handling unit comprising an onload section for loading sample racks holding a sample container is presented. The onload section comprises an onload edge and a receiving area with an onload rail longitudinally on the receiving area parallel to the onload edge. The onload rail engages a recess...

07/25/13 - 20130189157 - Rotating device and blood analysis equipment
A rotating device including a main body, a tray, a cover and a motor is provided. The tray is disposed in the main body and is adapted to support an object. The cover is disposed in the main body and is adapted to cover the object. The motor is disposed...

07/18/13 - 20130183198 - Analyzer, method for determining a dispensed liquid amount, and non-transitory computer readable medium
An analyzer comprises a dispenser which dispenses a liquid into a container, a detector which comprises a phototransmitter which emits light to the container and a photoreceiver which receives light from the phototransmitter, a moving unit which changes a relative position between the container and the detector, and a controller...

05/30/13 - 20130136657 - Method for hydrophilizing surfaces of fluidic components and parts containing such components
A method for at least partially applying a hydrophilic polymer to a measurement channel of a sensor cartridge is provided, which sensor cartridge can be replaceably inserted in an analyzer. The measurement channel comprises at least one sensor element. The method comprises inserting the sensor cartridge into the analyzer, introducing...

05/16/13 - 20130121875 - Holding device
A holding device disposed in a bio-detecting instrument for holding a test strip is provided, wherein the holding device comprises a first casing, a second casing, an ejecting member, and an elastic member. The second casing is assembled with the first casing to form an accommodating space, wherein the sensing...

05/16/13 - 20130121876 - Liquid analyzer device and related method
An agitator (1) is for a liquid analysis system (3, 50). It has a chamber (5) for reception of a sample liquid. A passageway (6) from the bottom of the chamber (5) ends in an agitator chamber (7). A side wall of the agitator chamber (7) is formed by a...

05/16/13 - 20130121877 - Microchannel chip and microanalysis system
Disclosed is a microchannel chip having an opening on the side of a plate with a lowered production cost. In the microchannel chip, a first plate (11), to which a third concavity (17) opening at one side surface (13) and a joining surface (14) is formed on the joining surface...

05/16/13 - 20130121878 - Reagent bottles, valves therefor, washing modules and methods and apparatus for dispensing reagents
A valve for a reagent bottle is provided, the valve including a resilient membrane configured to extend across an opening in the reagent bottle, the resilient membrane having at least one slit extending therethrough. Also disclosed is a dispensing apparatus for dispensing a reagent from a reagent bottle, the dispensing...

02/07/13 - 20130034467 - Method of making a microfluidic device
A microfabricated device is fabricated by depositing a first metal layer on a substrate to provide a first electrode of an electrostatic actuator, depositing a first structural polymer layer over the first metal layer, depositing a second metal layer over said first structural polymer layer to form a second electrode...

12/27/12 - 20120328476 - Automatic analyzer
The present invention provides an automatic analyzer for analyzing blood, urine, or other samples in which, for the purpose of reducing the workload of the operator, the process of reagent replacement is automated such that the measurement operation of the analyzer need not be halted during the reagent replacement. A...

12/20/12 - 20120321516 - Device for decapping and recapping sample tubes
A decapping/recapping device for removing closures from sample tubes and for reclosing sample tubes with the same closures is presented. The device comprises individual closure holders, each holder comprising a passive closure gripper for holding a closure, at least one actuator for actuating the passive closure gripper when removing a...

11/29/12 - 20120301360 - Nanostructured aerogel-thermoelectric device, making and using the same
Devices used in conjunction with detecting analytes and methods of their manufacture are disclosed. A pre-concentrator device includes a thermoelectric material and an aerogel which includes a nanostructured material disposed on, and in thermal communication with, the thermoelectric material. Such a pre-concentrator is part of a detection system including a...

11/08/12 - 20120282138 - Integrated fluid analyte meter system
An integrated meter system for determining information related to an analyte of a fluid sample includes a meter including a housing and a plurality of test sensors. Each of the plurality of test sensors includes a penetrating member, a testing portion, and a channel. The channel is adapted to receive...

11/01/12 - 20120275956 - Sample analyzer and storage medium
A sample analyzer comprising: a measurement unit holds a reagent to be used in a sample measurement and measures a sample by using the reagent; a memory storing a usage amount of the reagent used by the measurement unit; a controller calculates an estimated usage amount of the reagent for...

11/01/12 - 20120275957 - Test-sensor cartridge
A test-sensor cartridge comprising a plurality of test sensors adapted to assist in determining an analyte concentration of a fluid sample. The cartridge further comprises a plurality of walls forming a cavity therein. The cavity is adapted to include the plurality of test sensors. At least one of the plurality...

10/25/12 - 20120269682 - Automatic analyzer
The present invention provides an automatic analyzer including: an analyzing unit that includes an analyzing mechanism and a dispensing reagent cassette storage for storing a reagent cassette for dispensing; a reagent replenishing unit including a replenishing reagent cassette storage for storing in advance a reagent cassette for replenishing to be...

10/04/12 - 20120251390 - Method for recovering metal and kit for recovery of metal for use in the same
A method for recovering a metal, capable of recovering a metal easily without requiring the use of an organic medium, is provided. A first complex between a first chelating agent and a metal present in a sample is formed in a first mixture prepared by mixing the first chelating agent...

10/04/12 - 20120251391 - Automatic analyzer
An automatic analyzer comprises selection means for selecting whether a preparatory operation, specified from a plurality of analysis preparation processes of the automatic analyzer, should be executed in an initial process at the powering on of the analyzer or after the start of the actual analysis (i.e., in parallel with...

09/20/12 - 20120237398 - Specimen analyzer
A specimen analyzer comprising: a reagent refrigerator configured to store and cool a reagent container; a measurement unit configured to measure a specimen by using a reagent in the reagent container cooled by the reagent refrigerator; wherein the reagent refrigerator comprises: a housing configured so that an upper portion of...

09/20/12 - 20120237399 - Modification of surfaces to increase the surface tension
The invention concerns an analytical test element in which the sample liquid is transported from a sample application site to a determination site, where a detection site lies upstream of the sample application site in the transport direction. The analytical test element has at least one surface which is composed...

09/06/12 - 20120224996 - Stack of test strips and method for the production thereof
A stack of test strips comprises individual test strips which are stacked over each other and carry a test field for examining a bodily fluid sample. Test strips lying one on top of the other are detachably adhesively bonded to each other so that the test strips can be individually...

08/30/12 - 20120219457 - Biologic fluid analysis cartridge with sample handling portion and analysis chamber portion
A biological fluid analysis cartridge is provided. In certain embodiments, the cartridge includes a base plate extending between a sample handling portion and an analysis chamber portion. A handling upper panel is attached to the base plate within the sample handling portion. A collection port is at least partially formed...

08/23/12 - 20120213668 - Cover opener and automatic analyzing device using same
A cover opener for opening a cover 1a that is rotationally removed from and fixed to a reagent container 1 includes: a rotational drive unit 12 and a cover retainer 17 to retain the cover 1a by becoming engaged with a concave portion 1b provided on an upper portion of...