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1. (WO2019067891) FLUID HANDLING DEVICES
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WHAT IS CLAIMED IS:

1. A fluid handling device, comprising:

a first body portion defining a first lumen extending between a first port and a first aperture; and

a second body portion defining a second lumen extending between a second port and a second aperture,

wherein the first and second body portions are: (i) coupleable with each other and (ii) separable from each other,

wherein, while the first and second body portions are separated from each other, the first and second apertures are each occluded, and

wherein, while the first and second body portions are coupled with each other, the fluid handling device is configurable in: (a) a first coupled configuration in which an open flow path is defined between the first and second ports and (b) a second coupled configuration in which the first and second apertures are each occluded.

2. The fluid handling device of claim 1, wherein the first body portion is movable in relation to the second portion to reconfigure the fluid handling device between the first and second coupled configurations.

3. The fluid handling device of claim 1, wherein the first body portion is pivotable in relation to the second portion to reconfigure the fluid handling device between the first and second coupled configurations.

4. The fluid handling device of claim 3, further comprising a core member pivotably coupled with the second body portion.

5. The fluid handling device of claim 4, wherein pivoting the first and second body portions between the first and second coupled configurations causes the core member to pivot in relation to each of the first and second body portions.

6. The fluid handling device of claim 5, wherein an engagement mechanism between the first body portion and the core member limits how much the core member can

pivot in relation to the first body portion.

7. The fluid handling device of claim 1, further comprising a core member movably coupled with the second body portion, wherein the core member defines a central lumen, and wherein the open flow path comprises the central lumen.

8. The fluid handling device of claim 7, wherein the open flow path is linear and unobstructed.

9. The fluid handling device of claim 7, while the first and second body portions are separated from each other, each end of the central lumen is occluded by the second body portion.

10. The fluid handling device of claim 1, further comprising a seal between the first body portion and the second body portion, wherein the seal comprises a first material in contact with a second material that is softer than the first material.

11. The fluid handling device of claim 10, wherein the seal prevents entrance of bio-contamination into the first and second lumens.

12. The fluid handling device of claim 10, wherein the seal prevents entrance of bio-contamination into the first and second lumens during reconfiguration of the fluid handling device between the first and second coupled configurations.

13. The fluid handling device of claim 1, further comprising a latch mechanism that releasably detains the fluid handling device in the first coupled configuration, wherein an actuation of the latch mechanism is required to reconfigure the fluid handling device from the first coupled configuration to the second coupled configuration.

14. The fluid handling device of claim 13, wherein the latch mechanism is integral to the first and second body portions.

15. The fluid handling device of claim 1, wherein the fluid handing device is configured to provide one of or both of: (i) audible feedback and (ii) tactile feedback, when transitioned from being separated to being coupled.

16. A fluid handling device, comprising:

a first body portion defining a first lumen extending between a first port and a first aperture;

a second body portion defining a second lumen extending between a second port and a second aperture; and

a core member defining a third lumen, the core member movably coupled with the second body portion,

wherein the first body portion is movably coupleable with the second body portion between: (i) a first coupled configuration in which the first, second, and third lumens are in fluid communication with each other and (ii) a second coupled configuration in which the first, second, and third lumens are fluidly separated from each other.

17. The fluid handling device of claim 16, wherein the first and second body portions are: (i) coupleable with each other and (ii) separable from each other.

18. The fluid handling device of claim 17, wherein, while the first and second body portions are separated from each other, the first and second apertures are each occluded.

19. The fluid handling device of claim 18, wherein, while the first and second body portions are separated from each other, each end of the third lumen is occluded.

20. The fluid handling device of claim 16, wherein the core member is pivotably coupled with the second body portion.

21. The fluid handling device of claim 16, wherein, while the fluid handling device is in the first coupled configuration, the first, second, and third lumens define an unobstructed linear flow path.

22. The fluid handling device of claim 16, wherein the first body portion is movable in relation to the second body portion by pivoting the first body portion in relation to the second body portion about a central axis.

23. The fluid handling device of claim 22, wherein, while the fluid handling device is in the second coupled configuration, the first and second body portions are separable from each other by moving the first body portion along the central axis away from the second body portion.

24. The fluid handling device of claim 23, wherein, the first and second body portions are inseparable from each other while unless the fluid handling device is in the second coupled configuration.

25. The fluid handling device of claim 16, wherein moving the first and second body portions between the first and second coupled configurations causes the core member to pivot in relation to each of the first and second body portions.

26. The fluid handling device of claim 25, wherein an engagement mechanism between the first body portion and the core member limits how much the core member can pivot in relation to the first body portion.

27. The fluid handling device of claim 16, wherein the fluid handling device consists of four distinct components: (1) the first body portion, (2) the second body portion, (3) the core member, and (4) a shut-off member.

28. The fluid handling device of claim 16, further comprising a latch mechanism that releasably detains the fluid handling device in the first coupled configuration, wherein an actuation of the latch mechanism is required to reconfigure the fluid handling device from the first coupled configuration to the second coupled configuration.

29. A fluid coupling component, comprising:

a housing defining a cylindrical internal space and an L-shaped slot in a wall of the housing;

a fluid handling connection extending from the housing, the fluid handling connection defining a lumen extending between a port and an internal aperture positioned at a juncture of the lumen and the cylindrical internal space; and

a shut-off member within the internal space and pivotably coupled with the housing, the shut-off member being pivotable in relation to the housing between a first configuration in which the shut-off member occludes the internal aperture and a second configuration in which the shut-off member does not occlude the internal aperture.

30. A fluid coupling component, comprising:

a housing defining a cylindrical internal space, the housing also defining a first aperture and a slot in a wall of the housing;

a fluid handling connection extending from the housing, the fluid handling connection defining a first lumen extending between a port and an internal aperture positioned at a juncture of the lumen and the cylindrical internal space; and

a cylindrical core member within the internal space and pivotably coupled with the housing, the core member defining a second lumen extending laterally fully through the core member, the core member being pivotable in relation to the housing between a first configuration in which the core member occludes the intemal aperture and a second configuration in which the first and second lumens are in fluid communication with each other.

31. A fluid handling device, comprising:

a first body portion defining an internal space and a first lumen extending between a first port and a first aperture;

a second body portion defining a second lumen extending between a second port and a second aperture; and

a shut-off member disposed within the internal space, the shut-off member being pivotable in relation to the first body portion between a first configuration in which the shut-off member occludes the first aperture and a second configuration in which the shut-off member does not occlude the first aperture,

wherein the first body portion is movably coupleable with the second body portion between: (i) a first coupled configuration in which the first lumen and the second lumen are in fluid communication with each other and (ii) a second coupled configuration in which the first lumen and the second lumen are fluidly separated from each other.

32. The fluid handling device of claim 31 , wherein the fluid handling device consists of three distinct components: (1) the first body portion, (2) the second body portion, and (3) the shut-off member.

33. The fluid handling device of claim 31, wherein the shut-off member seals the first aperture while the fluid handling device is in the second coupled configuration.

34. The fluid handling device of claim 31, wherein the shut-off member seals the first aperture while the first body portion is uncoupled from the second body portion.

35. The fluid handling device of claim 34, wherein the second aperture is unsealed while the first body portion is uncoupled from the second body portion.