Method and apparatus for an improved sample capture device

  • US 8,945,910 B2
  • Filed: 06/19/2012
  • Issued: 02/03/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/29/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A body fluid sampling device comprising:

  • an indexable cartridge;

    a plurality of penetrating members positioned in the cartridge, the penetrating members movable to extend radially outward from the cartridge to penetrate tissue;

    a plurality of analyte detecting members positioned in the cartridge, wherein at least one of the analyte detecting members positioned on the cartridge to receive body fluid from a wound in the tissue created by a penetrating member when the cartridge is in an operative position; and

    a structure to draw fluid generated by the tissue towards one of the analyte detecting members; and

    wherein an initial concentration (mm) of an analyte detecting member is;

    [HO2]=fAqSO2Aq+fSiSO2 Si,the effective partition coefficient is

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