Disaggregation device for cytological specimens

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5356814
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08112003

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A device for disaggregating cytological material includes a cylindrical body and a plurality of shear plates at least one of which is located at the bottom end of the cylindrical body. The shear plates have a plurality of holes or slots formed therein which disaggregate the cellular sample and permit the passage of single cells and small cell clusters into a chamber defined by the cylindrical body.

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TRIPATH IMAGING, INC.BURLINGTON, NC103

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Carrico, Jr Charles L Burlington, NC 3 47
Fox, William A Burlington, NC 8 246
Geyer, James W Greensboro, NC 2 30
Knesel, Jr Ernest A Greensboro, NC 4 67

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