Method and apparatus for improving fluidic flow and sample capture

  • US 20100292611A1
  • Filed: 12/31/2004
  • Published: 11/18/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/31/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A body fluid sampling device for use on a patient, the device comprising:

  • a cartridge;

    at least one penetrating member mounted on the cartridge; and

    a wicking material positioned to substantially surround at least one penetrating member exit on the cartridge so as to acquire body fluid flowing from a wound on the patient created by actuating the penetrating member.

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