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1. (WO2018060405) SYSTEM FOR APPLYING A REAGENT TO A SAMPLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/060405    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/074742
Publication Date: Fri Apr 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 30 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B01L 3/00
A61B 10/00
F04B 7/04
F04B 19/00
Applicants: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
Inventors: IRMSCHER, Matthias
EVERS, Toon, Hendrik
TOONEN, Stefan, Johannes, Hendrikus
OVERDIJK, Marlieke, Joan
FEITSMA, Harma, Martine
VAN GIJSEL, Tom
BOUWMAN, Wilbert, Hendrik
DEN BIEZEN-TIMMERMANS, Eveline, Catharina, Anna, Clasina
DE WIJS, Willem-Jan, Arend
Title: SYSTEM FOR APPLYING A REAGENT TO A SAMPLE
Abstract:
In order to provide a system allowing an improved and facilitated preparation of a sample for an appropriate analysis, a device for preparing a patient's sample before analysis is provided. The device comprises a housing (10, 30) and an actuator (50). The housing includes a receiving chamber (32). The receiving chamber is configured for receiving a liquid. The actuator is movable relative to the housing. The actuator is configured for extracting a predetermined amount of the liquid received in the receiving chamber and for supplying the extracted liquid to a reagent chamber, so that the reagent is suspended in the liquid. The actuator comprises a metering chamber (52) configured for receiving the predetermined amount of the liquid and for supplying the predetermined amount of the liquid to the reagent chamber.