Methods and machines for drying blood smears and an automatic smearing device

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PATENT NO 10571370
APP PUB NO 20170010192A1
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15271097

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A method and a machine for drying blood smears and an automatic smearing device are provided. In the method, a dry gas is used as a drying medium to dry a blood film on a blood smear in drying the blood smear, thus reducing drying time and the number of blood smears which are dried together. The dry gas is obtained by: first, removing a liquid from a pressurized gas, second, filtering a vapor, and finally, decompressing the dried pressurized gas to be a non-pressurized gas having lower humidity. In addition, the dry gas is further heated for further reducing the humidity of the dry gas. In order to prevent cell distortion from occurring, the heated dry gas is caused to gently flow over the blood smear in a direction which the blood film is spread.

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SHENZHEN MINDRAY BIO-MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CO LTDSHENZHEN

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Li, Xuerong Shenzhen, CN 5 7
Xiang, Yuan Shenzhen, CN 3 1
Zhang, Liang Shenzhen, CN 353 1411

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