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1. (WO2017004449) BLOOD COLLECTION CANISTER ASSEMBLY
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What is claimed is:

1. A blood collection canister assembly for collecting and transferring blood, the blood collection canister assembly comprising:

a liner assembly, the liner assembly comprising a flexible liner material defining an inner liner space an upper liner mouth;

a lid assembly, the lid assembly comprising a primary lid portion, the primary lid portion being attachable to the upper liner mouth and comprising a series of ports, the series of ports including a vacuum port, a patient port, and a transfer port, the vacuum port for communicating with a vacuum line, the vacuum line for directing blood transfer from a patient via the blood collection canister assembly, the patient port for receiving directed blood transfer from the patient, the transfer port for transferring collected blood to a separate reservoir for further processing.

2. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 1 wherein the blood collection

canister assembly is usable in an upright, first configuration for collecting blood and usable in an inverted, second configuration for transferring collected blood.

3. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 1 wherein the vacuum port is

outfitted with a hydrophobic barrier, the hydrophobic barrier for sealing canister contents from the external vacuum source and for preventing overfill of the liner assembly with canister contents.

4. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 1 wherein the vacuum port is outfitted with a shroud element, the shroud element comprising blood-outletting slots, the blood-outletting slots having terminal slot extents, the terminal slot extents permitting blood overspill into the inner liner space when the blood collection canister assembly is in the inverted, second configuration for transferring collected blood.

5. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 1 wherein the vacuum port is

outfitted with a vacuum line, the vacuum line being bendable into an arched configuration and connectable to an external vacuum source for providing a gravity- based mechanical barrier against contamination.

6. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 1 comprising a dip tube assembly, the dip tube assembly being connectable to the transfer port, the dip tube assembly and transfer port together for transferring collected blood to a separate reservoir for further processing.

7. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 6 wherein the liner assembly

comprises a liner bottom, the liner bottom having an annular depression, the dip tube assembly comprising a transfer filter, the transfer filter having a filter arc length and a filter bottom portion, the filter bottom portion being seatable in the annular depression for filtering blood collected in the annular depression and transferable via the dip tube assembly.

8. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 7 wherein the liner bottom comprises a dimple feature, the transfer filter being seatable in the annular depression in radial adjacency to the dimple feature.

9. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 8 wherein the dimple feature provides an external hollow and comprises an inner dimple diameter at a planar upper dimple portion, a hanger element being externally and hingedly attached to the dimple feature within the external hollow.

10. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 9 wherein the hanger element

comprises a hanger diameter cooperable with the inner dimple diameter for enabling a hanger element stowed position within the external hollow in adjacency to the planar upper dimple portion, the dimple feature and hanger element stowed position thus for enhancing functional and stowage characteristics of the blood collection canister assembly.

11. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 7 wherein the filter bottom portion comprises a planar bottom and a rounded wall extending upwardly from the planar bottom, the planar bottom and the rounded wall comprising blood intake apertures.

12. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 11 wherein the blood intake apertures formed in the planar bottom define a first aperture shape and the blood intake apertures formed in the rounded wall define a second aperture shape.

13. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 6 wherein the dip tube assembly is flexibly connected to the transfer port, the flexibly connected dip tube assembly and the flexible liner material for enabling collapsibility of the blood collection canister assembly for compact shipping, storage and disposal.

14. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 1 wherein the series of ports

comprise at least one additive port, the at least one additive port for enabling the user to add material to the inner liner space.

15. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 1 wherein the primary lid portion comprises an inner mouth-receiving groove and an outer mouth-receiving groove, the inner mouth-receiving groove for receiving the upper liner mouth and attaching the primary lid portion to the liner assembly, the outer mouth-receiving groove for receiving an upper canister mouth of a hard shell canister for attaching the hard shell canister to the blood collection canister assembly, the blood collection canister assembly thereby being usable in combination with the hard shell canister.

16. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 15 wherein the patient port is

outfitted with a patient port assembly, the patient port assembly comprising a patient port cap and a patient port elbow structure, the patent port cap being rotatable relative to the patient port elbow structure for simultaneously maintaining (a) air pressure between liner assembly and hard shell canister and (b) a sterile environment within the blood collection canister assembly.

17. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 1 usable in combination with at least one bio-coated single lumen line.

18. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 17 wherein the at least one bio-coated single lumen line may be utilized as a suction line via the blood collection canister assembly.

19. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 1 wherein a select port is outfitted with a Luer lock assembly, the select port being selected from the group consisting of the patient port and the transfer port, the Luer lock assembly for enhancing functionality of the blood collection canister assembly.

20. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 1 wherein the transfer port is outfitted with a universal port, the universal port for coupling with male or female couplings.

21. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 20 wherein the universal port

comprises an outer tapered surface and an inner tapered surface, the outer and inner tapered surfaces each comprising a tapered slope, the tapered slopes of the outer and inner tapered surfaces being uniformly angled and opposite relative to a central port axis of the universal port.

22. A blood collection canister assembly for collecting and transferring blood, the blood collection canister assembly comprising:

a liner assembly, the liner assembly comprising a flexible liner material and an upper liner mouth, the flexible liner material defining an inner liner space;

a lid assembly, the lid assembly comprising a primary lid portion and a dip tube assembly, the primary lid portion being attachable to the upper liner mouth and comprising a substantially rigid material construction and a series of ports, the series of ports including a vacuum port, a patient port, and a transfer port, the vacuum port for communicating with a vacuum line, the vacuum line for directing blood transfer from a patient via the blood collection canister assembly, the patient port for receiving directed blood transfer from the patient, the dip tube assembly being connectable to the transfer port, the transfer port and dip tube assembly together for transferring collected blood to a separate reservoir for further processing.

23. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 22 wherein the liner assembly

comprises a liner bottom, the liner bottom having an annular depression, the dip tube assembly comprising a transfer filter, the transfer filter having a filter arc length and a filter bottom, the filter bottom being seatable in the annular depression for filtering blood collected in the annular depression and transferable via the dip tube assembly.

24. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 23 wherein the liner bottom

comprises a dimple feature, the transfer filter being seatable in the annular depression in radial adjacency to the dimple feature.

25. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 24 wherein the dimple feature

provides an external hollow and comprises an inner dimple diameter at a planar upper dimple portion, a hanger element being externally and hingedly attached to the dimple feature within the external hollow.

26. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 25 wherein the hanger element

comprises a hanger diameter cooperable with the inner dimple diameter for enabling a hanger element stowed position within the external hollow in adjacency to the planar upper dimple portion, the dimple feature and hanger element stowed position thus for enhancing functional and stowage characteristics of the blood collection canister assembly.

27. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 23 wherein the filter bottom

comprises a planar bottom and a rounded wall extending upwardly from the planar bottom, the planar bottom and the rounded wall comprising blood intake apertures.

28. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 27 wherein the blood intake apertures formed in the planar bottom portion define a first aperture shape and the blood intake apertures formed in the rounded wall define a second aperture shape.

29. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 22 wherein the dip tube assembly is flexibly connected to the transfer port, the flexibly connected dip tube assembly and the flexible liner material for enabling collapsibility of the blood collection canister assembly for compact shipping, storage and disposal.

30. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 22 wherein the series of ports

comprise at least one additive port, the at least one additive port for enabling the user to add material to the inner liner space.

31. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 22 wherein the primary lid portion comprises an inner mouth-receiving groove and an outer mouth-receiving groove, the inner mouth-receiving groove for receiving the upper liner mouth and attaching the primary lid portion to the liner assembly, the outer mouth-receiving groove for receiving an upper canister mouth of a hard shell canister for attaching the hard shell canister to the blood collection canister assembly, the blood collection canister assembly thereby being usable in combination with the hard shell canister.

32. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 31 wherein the patient port is

outfitted with a patient port assembly, the patient port assembly comprising a patient port cap and a patient port elbow structure, the patent port cap being rotatable relative to the patient port elbow structure for simultaneously maintaining (a) air pressure between liner assembly and hard shell canister and (b) a sterile environment within the blood collection canister assembly.

33. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 22 usable in combination with at least one bio-coated single lumen line.

34. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 33 wherein the at least one bio-coated single lumen line may be utilized as a suction line via the blood collection canister assembly

35. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 22wherein a select port is outfitted with a Luer lock assembly, the select port being selected from the group consisting of the patient port and the transfer port, the Luer lock assembly for enhancing functionality of the blood collection canister assembly.

36. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 22 wherein the transfer port is

outfitted with a universal connection point, the universal connection point for coupling with male or female couplings.

37. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 36 wherein the universal port comprises an outer tapered surface and an inner tapered surface, the outer and inner tapered surfaces each comprising a tapered slope, the tapered slopes of the outer and inner tapered surfaces being uniformly angled and opposite relative to a central port axis of the universal port.

38. The blood collection canister assembly of claim 22 wherein the vacuum port is outfitted with a vacuum line, the vacuum line being bendable into an arched configuration and connectable to an external vacuum source for providing a gravity- based mechanical barrier against contamination.