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8885155 Combined light source photoacoustic system  
A physiological monitoring system may use photoacoustic sensing to determine one or more physiological parameters of a subject. The photoacoustic system may use two light sources (e.g., a high...
8867027 Apparatus and method for estimating bilirubin concentration using refractometry  
A bilirubin measuring apparatus includes a sample holding portion for holding at least a sample to be analyzed, a light source for directing light toward the sample holding portion, and means for...
8830449 Blood analysis system  
A blood analysis system functions as a non-invasive blood parameter analyzer when a monitor is coupled with an optical sensor and as an invasive blood sample analyzer when the monitor is coupled...
8743353 Device and method for detecting blood or blood constituents in the liquid system of a device for extracorporeal blood treatment  
The present invention relates to a device and a method for detecting blood or blood constituents in the liquid system of a device for extracorporeal blood treatment, comprising a dialysis device...
8736824 Blood analysis apparatus and blood analysis method  
A blood analysis apparatus includes an analysis section. The analysis section is configured to compare a measurement spectrum obtained regarding red blood cells with a standard spectrum of heme,...
8730460 Paper based spectrophotometric detection of blood hemoglobin concentration  
The present disclosure relates to the use of a paper medium to measure blood hemoglobin concentration. In certain embodiments, spectrophotometric techniques are used to measure light transmission...
8638427 Method and apparatus for detecting and counting platelets individually and in aggregate clumps  
A method for enumerating platelets within a blood sample is provided. The method includes the steps of: 1) depositing the sample into a sample container having an analysis chamber adapted to...
8570495 Whole blood immunity measuring device and whole blood immunity measuring method  
A whole blood immunity measuring device includes a hemolytic reagent supply device that supplies a hemolytic reagent to a whole blood sample, a first light source that irradiates light on a first...
8537343 Spectrometer miniaturized for working with cellular phones and other portable electronic devices  
Based on the present invention, superior compact spectrometers may be constructed and integrated into a cellular phone, or attached to a cellular phone. Such a cellular phone may be a PDA phone,...
8517968 Shrouded sensor clip assembly and blood chamber for an optical blood monitoring system  
An optical blood monitoring system includes a sensor clip assembly and a blood chamber. The blood chamber has an internal flow cavity for extracorporeal blood flow and viewing lenses to enable the...
8502963 Method and apparatus for analyzing individual cells or particulates using fluorescent quenching and/or bleaching  
A method for analyzing a blood sample is provided that includes the steps of: providing a blood sample having one or more of each first and second constituents; admixing a colorant with the...
8422002 Malaria detection by small angle light scattering  
Differences between a control profile of light scattered by a control sample from a sample of whole blood and a detection profile of light scattered from a detection sample from the sample of...
8377381 Optical format  
An optical waveguiding optical format enables consistent optical analysis of small sample volumes. The optical format is comprised of an illumination light guide, a read window upon which a sample...
8373851 Measuring system and measuring method, in particular for determining blood glucose  
A measuring system for determining blood glucose includes a photometric measuring unit with a light source and a detector, and an analytical test element, to which a body fluid sample can be...
8361683 Multi-layer chip overlay target and measurement  
A wafer includes an active region and a kerf region surrounding at least a portion of the active region. The wafer also includes a target region having a rectangular shape with a width and a...
8345227 Measuring volume and constituents of cells  
A method of determining a hemoglobin content value of a red blood cell includes: (a) illuminating the cell with incident light at a plurality of illumination wavelengths; (b) obtaining at least...
8345226 Spectrometers miniaturized for working with cellular phones and other portable electronic devices  
Based on the present invention, superior compact spectrometers may be constructed and integrated into a cellular phone, or attached to a cellular phone. Such a cellular phone may be a PDA phone,...
8310659 Method and apparatus for detecting and counting platelets individually and in aggregate clumps  
A method for enumerating platelets within a blood sample is provided. The method includes the steps of: 1) depositing the sample into a sample container having an analysis chamber adapted to...
8287739 Measuring hematocrit and estimating hemoglobin values with a non-invasive, optical blood monitoring system  
An optical blood monitoring system with a ratiometric model determines hematocrit values for a hemodialysis patient, from which hemoglobin values for the patient are estimated. The ratiometric...
8269954 Method and apparatus for analyzing individual cells or particulates using fluorescent quenching and/or bleaching  
A method for analyzing a blood sample residing within an analysis chamber, which sample has one or more first and second constituents, which constituents are different from one another. The method...
8241915 Methods and kits for detecting hemoglobin in test samples  
The present invention relates to methods of detecting hemoglobin in a test sample. These methods can be used to diagnose a subject suffering from a genetic disorder relating to hemoglobin...
8199990 Reducing variation in radiation therapy treatment planning  
A method and apparatus are disclosed that reduces variation in radiation therapy treatment planning among plurality of users within the same or different geographic locations. The system includes...
8175368 Systems and methods for image segmentation with a multi-state classifier  
The systems and methods described herein provide for fast and accurate image segmentation through the application of a multi-stage classifier to an image data set. An image processing system is...
8081303 Method and apparatus for analyzing individual cells or particulates using fluorescent quenching and/or bleaching  
A method for analyzing a blood sample is provided that includes the steps of: a) providing a blood sample having one or more first constituents and one or more second constituents, which second...
8077296 Method and apparatus for detecting and counting platelets individually and in aggregate clumps  
A method for enumerating platelets within a blood sample is provided. The method includes the steps of: 1) depositing the sample into an analysis chamber adapted to quiescently hold the sample for...
7951599 Method and apparatus for determining the hematocrit of a blood sample utilizing the intrinsic pigmentation of hemoglobin contained within the red blood cells  
A method for determining the hematocrit of a blood sample is provided that includes the steps of: 1) depositing the sample into an analysis chamber operable to quiescently hold the sample for...
7952692 Method and apparatus for determination of analyte concentration  
A method and system are presented for use in determination of the concentration of an analyte in a subject's medium. The medium is irradiated with at least two radiation components to produce...
7933005 Modified method and apparatus for measuring analytes  
A device for measuring a compound with in a sample both non-invasively and invasively is provided. The devise comprised a source of electromagnetic radiation (EMR) operatively coupled to a power...
7929122 Method and apparatus for determining red blood cell indices of a blood sample utilizing the intrinsic pigmentation of hemoglobin contained within the red blood cells  
A method for the determination of the red blood cell indices including the volume, and hemoglobin content and concentration for individual red blood cells, as well as red blood cell population...
7912534 Characterization of moving objects in a stationary background  
A method and system for determination and mapping the quantity of chromophores having a distinct spectrum attached to moving objects in an spectrally rich environment that may include multiple...
7821620 Optical coagulation monitor and method of use  
An optical coagulation monitor and the method of monitoring blood coagulation status are disclosed. The method includes positioning a sample probe containing an optical fiber within a circulating...
7695973 Determination of glycated protein  
The present invention provides methods for quantitation of glycated protein in a biological sample using a solid support matrix by making a first bound protein measurement total bound protein...
7663738 Method for automatically detecting factors that disturb analysis by a photometer  
The invention concerns a method for detecting the amounts of substances that may disturb chemical analysis performed by an analyzer for clinical chemistry. The presence and concentration of...
7633604 Sample analyzer and computer program product  
A sample analyzer including a detection unit for irradiating a biological sample with light and obtaining optical information; a cell classification processor for classifying cells contained in...
7609369 Methods of detection of iron deficiency and hemochromatosis  
New diagnostic parameters or indexes for detection of absolute iron deficiency, latent iron deficiency, functional iron deficiency, or latent functional iron deficiency have been disclosed. The...
7586589 Methods of determination of responsiveness to erythropoietin treatment  
Methods for determining the responsiveness of a patient to recombinant human erythropoietin therapy are disclosed. In one approach, the method includes obtaining a volume-Hgb factor (VHf) defined...
7561256 Method and apparatus for determining blood oxygen  
A measuring cell for receiving a blood sample is designed such that it can be transilluminated with a light source. The light source and a means for determining the luminous intensity...
7495751 Measuring apparatus  
A measuring apparatus is provided with a light source (4), a first light-receiving element (5) and a second light-receiving element (6) which output signals corresponding to light intensity, a...
7463343 Sensing systems and methods for differentiating between different cellular blood species during extracorporeal blood separation or processing  
Systems and related methods sense the presence of targeted cellular blood species during extracorporeal blood separation or processing. The systems and methods tailor the sensing parameters to the...
7453555 Aggregometer with near ultraviolet light source  
An aggregometer has a radiation path along which radiation can pass, a sample receiving area located along the radiation path, a short-wavelength LED that transmits radiation along the radiation...
7444005 Apparatus and method for using optical mouse engine to determine speed, direction, position of scanned device and to obtain quantitative or qualitative data from same  
A test strip reader is provided with an optical mouse integrated circuit sensor that reads the test line, reference line and control line of a lateral flow assay strip by light absorption and...
7420658 Method and device for measurements in blood  
We present an optical probe arrangement that surrounds blood in a receptacle. It comprises LED's and light detector arranged to overcome the variations when the receptacle is translucent medical...
7379167 Hemoglobin test strip and analysis system  
The apparatus and method for quickly measuring the hemoglobin content of a sample of blood uses a light reflectance measurement of the hemoglobin sample lysed in a membrane. The reflection is...
7342652 Biomedical optical device and biomedical optical measuring method  
Light having a wavelength to be absorbed by a target object is irradiated from a light irradiating unit toward a subject while varying its intensity in the course of time. At least two detecting...
7326579 Immunoassay method for lyzed whole blood  
The present invention provides an immunoassay method in which blood can be measured even without pretreatment by means of a centrifuge etc. In the present invention, antibodies or antigens in a...
7283217 Sample analyzer and computer product  
A sample analyzer including a detection unit for irradiating a biological sample with light and obtaining optical information; a cell classification processor for classifying cells contained in...
7195923 Ratiometric determination of glycated protein  
The present invention provides methods for determining a ratio of an amount of a glycated form of a protein to a total amount of the protein in a sample containing the glycated protein, the...
7154592 Multiwavelength readhead for use in the determination of analytes in body fluids  
A readhead for use in the determination of the concentration of an analyte in a sample comprises a read area for receiving the sample, a light source including a plurality light emitting elements...
7124048 System and method for a self-calibrating non-invasive sensor  
A non-invasive emitter-photodiode sensor which is able to provide a data-stream corresponding to the actual wavelength of light emitted thereby allowing calibration of the sensor signal processing...
7095492 Method and apparatus for measuring cell-by-cell hemoglobin  
An apparatus and method for directly determining the hemoglobin content (CH) of individual sphered red blood cells and for directly determining the width of the cell hemoglobin distribution of a...

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