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1. (WO2018162716) A SELF-SAMPLING DEVICE FOR VAGINAL FLUID COLLECTION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/162716    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/055918
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61B 10/00
A61B 10/02
Applicants: APROVIX AB
Inventors: ANDERSSON, Henry
NYGREN, Sören
WILANDER, Erik
Title: A SELF-SAMPLING DEVICE FOR VAGINAL FLUID COLLECTION
Abstract:
A self-sampling device (1) for vaginal fluid from a vagina of a user, said self-sampling device (1) comprising an elongate first body (2) for insertion into the vagina of the user, and a sample collection body (3) for collecting a vaginal fluid sample from the user. The sample collection body (3) is attachable to an inner end portion (4) of the elongate first body (2) by a releasable connection means (5) comprising a shaft, a hole or recess for receiving the shaft, and a snap-locking means. The self-sampling device is used to take a vaginal fluid sample intended for subsequent laboratory analysis, for example, but not limited to, DNA analysis for HPV.