US Patent No: 7,907,985

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Fluid handling cassette with a fluid control interface and sample separator

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A fluid handling module that is removably engageable with a bodily fluid analyzer is provided. The module may comprise a fluid handling element, and a fluid component separator that is accessible via the fluid handling element and configured to separate at least one component of a bodily fluid transported to the fluid component separator. The fluid handling element may have at least one control element interface.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
OPTISCAN BIOMEDICAL CORPORATIONALAMEDA, CA64

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Braig, James R Piedmont, CA 183 4202
Gable, Jennifer H Walnut Creek, CA 56 572
Keenan, Richard Livermore, CA 65 455
Li, Kenneth I Piedmont, CA 30 123
Wechsler, Mark San Mateo, CA 52 327
Zheng, Peng Alameda, CA 52 433

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OPTISCAN BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (2)
8,251,907 System and method for determining a treatment dose for a patient 2 2010
8,491,501 Fluid handling cassette 0 2011

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