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1. (WO2001090297) DEVICE INTENDED FOR SAMPLE COLLECTION IN DIAGNOSTICS OF DISEASES AND ITS USE
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Pub. No.:    WO/2001/090297    International Application No.:    PCT/FI2001/000490
Publication Date: 29.11.2001 International Filing Date: 21.05.2001
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    07.12.2001    
IPC:
A61B 10/00 (2006.01), C12M 1/30 (2006.01)
Applicants: CELLOMEDA OY [FI/FI]; BioCity Tykistökatu 6 A FIN-20520 Turku (FI) (For All Designated States Except US).
HUOVINEN, Pentti [FI/FI]; (FI) (For US Only).
VILJANTO, Jouko [FI/FI]; (FI) (For US Only).
LÖNNQVIST, Kurt [FI/FI]; (FI) (For US Only).
MERIKALLIO, Hannu [FI/FI]; (FI) (For US Only)
Inventors: HUOVINEN, Pentti; (FI).
VILJANTO, Jouko; (FI).
LÖNNQVIST, Kurt; (FI).
MERIKALLIO, Hannu; (FI)
Agent: TURUN PATENTTITOIMISTO OY; P.O. Box 99 FIN-20521 Turku (FI)
Priority Data:
20001254 25.05.2000 FI
Title (EN) DEVICE INTENDED FOR SAMPLE COLLECTION IN DIAGNOSTICS OF DISEASES AND ITS USE
(FR) DISPOSITIF DE RECUEIL D'ECHANTILLONS DESTINE AU DIAGNOSTIC DE MALADIES ET UTILISATION DE CE DERNIER
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The invention relates to a device intended for sample collection in the diagnostics of diseases, the device comprising a stick (1) and on the outer surface of its tip a porous part (2) which absorbs, preserves and yields fluid and any cells, microbes and the like possibly present therein, which part is according to the invention a cellulose sponge, preferably a pressure molded cellulose sponge. The invention also relates to the use of the above-mentioned sample collection device for collecting a sample from an infected area containing Streptococcus pneumoniae and Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria.
(FR)La présente invention concerne un dispositif de recueil d'échantillons destiné au diagnostic de maladies, lequel dispositif comprend un bâton (1) comportant, sur la surface extérieure de sa pointe, une partie poreuse (2) qui absorbe, conserve et délivre un liquide et toutes cellules, microbes et analogues potentiellement présents dans ladite partie qui, selon l'invention, est constituée d'une éponge de cellulose, de préférence d'une éponge de cellulose moulée par pression. L'invention concerne également l'utilisation du dispositif de recueil d'échantillons précité pour recueillir un échantillon d'une zone infectée contenant des bactéries Streptococcus pneumoniae et Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VN, YU, ZA, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: Finnish (FI)