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US20160095583 EXPANDABLE DEVICE FOR TISSUE COLLECTION FROM AN AERODIGESTIVE BODY LUMEN  
A device for obtaining tissue from the aerodigestive tract is provided. The device may have internal and external folds and a tissue collection surface for collecting a tissue sample from a body...
US20140128773 FRICTIONAL TRANS-EPITHELIAL TISSUE DISRUPTION AND COLLECTION APPARATUS AND METHOD OF INDUCING AND/OR AUGMENTING AN IMMUNE RESPONSE  
The invention relates to trans-epithelial frictionally abrasive tissue sampling devices for performing biopsies and methods of inducing an immune response against a pathogen, wherein epithelial...
US20090112120 DRUG SCREENING AND MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC TEST FOR EARLY DETECTION OF COLORECTAL CANCER: REAGENTS, METHODS, AND KITS THEREOF  
A novel approach to the early detection of colorectal cancer (“CRC”), using a molecular diagnostic test to evaluate grossly normal-appearing colonic tissue for the early detection of colorectal...
US20070167900 Sample collection device and method  
The invention is directed to sample collection assemblies and methods for collecting a sample from a collection source.
US20080058676 RETRACTABLE SEGMENTED BIO-MOLECULAR COLLECTOR SWAB SYSTEM  
A segmented collector swab system includes a skewer and a plurality of absorbent pads assembled on the skewer in a kebobbed manner.
US20070249961 BIOLOGICAL SAMPLE COLLECTION DEVICE  
A swab device for collecting a biological sample from an individual is disclosed, the swab device comprising a head having a swab material for trapping a biological sample thereon and a body...
US20110087133 EXTENDABLE SPECIMEN COLLECTING DEVICE  
Disclosed is a specimen collecting device for collecting cell samples. The specimen collecting device has an extendible swab which can be extended and retracted during use. The extendible swab can...
US20090105610 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTION OF CELL CLUSTERS  
A cell collector and cell collection method are provided for collecting clusters of cells for subsequent analysis of the cells to screen for abnormalities. The cell collector is designed to...
US20060161076 Systems and methods for collection of cell clusters  
A cell collector and cell collection method are provided for collecting clusters of cells for subsequent analysis of the cells to screen for abnormalities. The cell collector is designed to...
US20120271127 SANITARY SWAB COLLECTION SYSTEM, MICROFLUIDIC ASSAY DEVICE, AND METHODS FOR DIAGNOSTIC ASSAYS  
Biohazard specimen collection containers are provided with an external disposable skin, that is stripped away and discarded after the biohazardous specimen is collected, thus reducing or...
US20070299364 Containerized sample collection apparatus and method  
A containerized low pressure sample collection apparatus includes an elongated tubular shaft with a vacuum connection at one end and a swab at an opposite end. The shaft extends through a housing...
US20150057574 Selecting and Delivering Treatment Agents based on a Microbe Profile  
Kits, devices, methods, and systems for assessing microbiota of a body surface and selecting treatment agents to apply to the body surface to modulate one or more types of microbes are described...
US20090082695 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS RELATING TO COLPOSCOPIC-TYPE VIEWING EXTENSION DEVICES  
Handheld imaging and sampling probe systems, and related devices, kits, methods, etc., that may improve the general comfort of gynecological examinations and/or obtaining samples of cells from the...
US20150289752 Tethered endoscope  
An endoscope with flexible cable is described having a first set of means to facilitate travel of an imaging capsule down the esophagus, a second set of means to enable proper orientation and...
US20090012425 Apparatus and Method for Collecting a Sample of Material  
A sample acquisition device includes a hollow shaft and a porous medium. The hollow shaft includes a proximal end, a distal end, and a sidewall extending between the proximal end and the distal...
US20070173736 Apparatus and methods for endometrial biopsies  
Apparatus and methods for endometrial biopsies, wherein an applicator is disposed on the distal end of an outer tube and an injection device is connected to the proximal end of the same tube. The...
US20070003115 Remote diagnostic device for medical testing  
A remote diagnostic device for medical testing includes a kit dispenser (315), a sampling device (85) contained in the kit (59), a receiving web (62) for receiving a sample (64) after use by a...
US20050288606 Culture swab with protective cap and safety pin  
A veterinary instrument for use in animal husbandry that includes an inner member with a swab or similar element attached at one end, located inside a second inner member meant to protect the...
US20090017474 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING ABNORMAL CELLS  
Systems and methods of interrogating clusters of cells for two or more biological markers that do not, or rarely, occur in the same cell during normal cellular growth, development and function, to...
US20110144534 CELL COLLECTION AND TRANSFER DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE  
A cell sample collection and transfer device is provided. The device may include a plunger configured to slide to a plurality of positions for controlling an expandable tip. The expandable tip may...
US20060282013 Analyte-taking device  
An analyte-taking device includes a tube provided at one end with an analyte-taking element; a plug inside the tube; and at least one liquid contained in an inside space of the tube separated from...
US20150241319 SWAB INTERFACE FOR A MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE  
The present disclosure relates to a swab port device. In particular, the present disclosure relates to swab port device that interfaces a swab to a microfluidic device, methods of bonding the swab...
US20090030342 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RELEASING A SAMPLE OF MATERIAL  
A first aspect of the present invention provides for devices to facilitate the release of sample materials from sample acquisition devices. The device comprises an abrasion element comprising at...
US20050131314 Methods and apparatus for the rapid detection of microorganisms collected from infected sites  
Disclosed herein are methods, reagents and apparatus for rapid detection of microorganisms in swab-collected samples collected from testing objects. Testing objects include food surface, and human...
US20070142746 Cell collection device  
This invention relates generally to medical devices, and more particularly, an apparatus and method for collecting cells or tissue samples from the cervix of a patient for medical testing.
US20060074347 Sputum-collecting tool  
An easy-to-gasp sputum collecting tool facilitating sputum collection work. The present sputum-collecting tool has a sputum-collecting device with a base part having a sputum-collecting portion...
US20160024595 CHARACTERIZATION OF MELANOMA USING A MOLECULAR SIGNATURE  
The present disclosure provides methods for characterizing melanoma in a subject by analyzing genes or gene expression products obtained from the subject. The present disclosure provides methods...
US20160030020 SAMPLE COLLECTION APPARATUS  
Sample Collection Apparatus A sample collection apparatus is disclosed. The sample collection apparatus comprises an elongate outer casing having an insertion end and a withdrawal end. The sample...
US20090030341 SAMPLE RELEASE SYSTEM  
Devices to process a sample are configured to releasably attach a sample acquisition device to a drive mechanism that provides rotational and/or vibrational motion to the sample acquisition...
US20130231588 BIOLOGICAL TISSUE COLLECTING TOOL AND BIOLOGICAL TISSUE COLLECTION METHOD USING THE SAME  
Provided is a biological tissue collecting tool capable of reducing a variation in the amount of collected biological tissue at the time of collecting the biological tissue from a biological...
US20100160830 CODING FOR A SAMPLE CARRIER  
Coding for a sample carrier having at least a swab shaft and a piece of cotton wool or the like as sample collector, characterized in that said swab shaft (2) has a direct identification (5) in...
US20100022916 Method and Apparatus for Collecting and Preparing Biological Samples for Testing  
A kit and a method are disclosed for collecting and preparing a biological sample for testing where the sample is to be mixed with a buffer prior to being tested.
US20050010132 Swab having easily displaceable tip for collecting a saliva sample and inserting it into a collection device, and method of using same  
A swab for collecting specimens from patients has an elongate handle with an absorbent fabric swab tip at one end. The swab tip is releasably attached to the handle, and a sleeve, which slidably...
US20150182203 SWAB SHAFT AND METHOD OF WRAPPING SWAB MATERIAL ONTO IT  
A shaft for a cell collection swab has a plurality of anchors protruding from its tip which facilitate attaching swab material to the shaft.
US20160081670 SCORED RETAINING FEATURES IN A COMPRESSIBLE CELL COLLECTION DEVICE  
Methods, apparatuses and systems for collecting cells from a body lumen are described. The system may include a swallowable cell collection device comprising an abrasive and substantially...
US20150164485 DNA MEDICATED COLLECTION KITS  
Provided are kits for collecting samples from a person for DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) testing. The kits can optionally also allow for collection of a urine sample. Components of the kits can...
US20150057517 SAMPLE CAPTURE DEVICE AND SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
Disclosed are devices, compositions, and methods for diagnosing eosinophilic esophagitis in a subject. Also disclosed are methods for monitoring the course of eosinophilic esophagitis in a subject...
US20090048534 Device for the Withdrawal, collection and Transport of Biological Specimens  
The invention relates to a device for the withdrawal, collection and transport of biological specimens, comprising a test tube equipped with a cap comprising a membrane constructed of a soft...
US20160051415 DNA COLLECTION KIT AND DNA COLLECTING METHOD USING THE SAME  
A DNA collection kit comprises a foldable collection rod, a collection bottle, and a buffer comprising ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA) at a concentration from 20 mM to 60 mM. A method for...
US20100092962 Method of Detecting Colorectal Cancer  
A method for predicting the presence of colorectal cancer based on the concentration of DNA in a sample of exfoliated cells collected directly from the surface of the rectal mucosa of a subject....
US20050010133 Specimen collection system  
A specimen collection system includes a swab having an elongate handle with an absorbent fabric tip releasably attached to one end. A container has an opening, located at one end that the swab can...
US20150150545 TONGUE DEPRESSOR WITH DETACHABLE SAMPLE COLLECTION DEVICE  
A tongue depressor has a first end and a second end and an intermediate portion. A sample collection device having a rod with a fibrous tip is mounted on the tongue depressor thereby facilitating...
US20130245495 FLOCKING SWAB FOR BIOLOGICAL SAMPLING QUANTITATIVELY AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME  
The invention relates to a flocking swab for biological sampling quantitatively and a method for making the same. One or two ends of the swab shaft form a loop by injection molding process....
US20090171245 SWAB EXTRACTION DEVICE AND METHODS OF USING  
This disclosure describes a swab extraction device that can be used to collect a medical specimen, transport the specimen to a laboratory, and process and analyze the specimen.
US20140288461 SWAB HAVING A LUER CONNECTION  
The invention relates to a swab system, comprising a sample tube, which is closed at the front end and open at the rear end, and a swab. The swab has an elongated, tubular swab rod, wherein the...
US20150335276 DEVICE FOR ASSISTING THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED  
A device for assisting the visually impaired to collect blood samples for a glucose testing unit is disclosed. The device includes a finger attachment unit having a shape and size that is...

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