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1. (WO2017151710) DIAPER ADAPTED FOR COLLECTION OF UNCONTAMINATED AND INTACT STOOL SAMPLE FROM AN INFANT

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/151710    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/020098
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61F 13/495
Applicants: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
Inventors: BARNHORST, Jacob, Alan
NISHIKAWA, Masaharu
RAYCHECK, Jeromy, Thomas
MARTYNUS, Cornelia, Beate
Title: DIAPER ADAPTED FOR COLLECTION OF UNCONTAMINATED AND INTACT STOOL SAMPLE FROM AN INFANT
Abstract:
A diaper configured for collection of a stool sample for an infant, and an associated method for collection, are disclosed. The diaper may include a backsheet including an effectively urine- and feces-impermeable material; a transverse perineal barrier including an effectively urine- and feces-impermeable material and having a proximal portion overlying the backsheet and sealingly connected to the diaper, and a free distal edge; and a liquid control structure disposed over the backsheet. The diaper may include additional features configured to receive a discharge of urine, isolate fecal material from urine, and facilitate collection of an intact stool sample following elimination.