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04/17/14
20140103008
 Method of fabricating test strip for measuring biological fluid patent thumbnailMethod of fabricating test strip for measuring biological fluid
The invention provides a method of fabricating test strip for measuring biological fluid. The method comprises steps of: preparing a metallic membrane and an insulating material; adhering the metallic membrane on the insulating material; photolithographing for the metallic membrane; etching the metallic membrane to form a circuit layer; providing a sensing reagent on the circuit layer to form a sensing reagent layer; and adhering an intermediate layer and a cover to the insulating material to cover the circuit layer and expose part of the circuit layer.
04/17/14
20140102894
 Test strip for measuring biological fluid patent thumbnailTest strip for measuring biological fluid
The invention provides a test strip for measuring biological fluid. The test strip comprises an insulating sheet, a circuit layer, a sensing reagent layer, an intermediate layer and a cover.
04/03/14
20140093896
 Point-of-care, medical condition screening kit patent thumbnailPoint-of-care, medical condition screening kit
A point-of-care, screening kit for use by a heath care worker to create custom test strips for screening the bodily fluids of an individual for various, medical conditions includes: (a) a plurality of reagents (12), (b) a substrate (18) configured to: i) receive one of the reagents and react with it so as to cause it to acquire a first characteristic color, and, ii) upon the addition of the individual's bodily fluid to the substrate, acquire, as a result of the formulation of each of the reagents, a second, dichotomous characteristic color when the individual has a specific one of the various, medical conditions. This kit also includes: (c) a plurality of containers (10) having indicia (26) that are reflective of the reagent within the container and which of the various medical conditions is being screened for with the use of the container and the characteristic first and second colors which are indicative of the individual having a screened for medical condition, and (d) one of the reagents being a protein reagent that includes appropriate quantities of: water, isopropyl alcohol, citric acid monohydrate, sodium citrate iribasic monohydrate, tetrabromophenol blue and tartrazine..
04/03/14
20140093895
 Self-contained test sensor patent thumbnailSelf-contained test sensor
A test strip to assist in determining the concentration of an analyte in a fluid sample comprises a base, at least one tab and a break line. The base includes a capillary channel and a test element.
04/03/14
20140090989
 System and method for determining hematocrit insensitive glucose concentration patent thumbnailSystem and method for determining hematocrit insensitive glucose concentration
Described are methods and systems to apply a plurality of test voltages to the test strip and measure at least a current transient output resulting from an electrochemical reaction in a test chamber of the test strip so that a glucose concentration can be determined that are generally insensitive to other substances in the body fluid sample that could affect the precision and accuracy of the glucose concentration.. .
04/03/14
20140090988
 System and method for determining hematocrit insensitive glucose concentration patent thumbnailSystem and method for determining hematocrit insensitive glucose concentration
Described are methods and systems to apply a plurality of test voltages to the test strip and measure at least a current transient output resulting from an electrochemical reaction in a test chamber of the test strip so that a glucose concentration can be determined that are generally insensitive to other substances in the body fluid sample that could affect the precision and accuracy of the glucose concentration.. .
03/27/14
20140087373
 Enclosed unit for rapid detection of a target nucleic acid amplification product patent thumbnailEnclosed unit for rapid detection of a target nucleic acid amplification product
The invention relates to a method for rapid detection of a target nucleic acid amplification product while preventing cross-contamination between target nucleic acid amplification products and avoiding false positives, comprising the steps of: a) leaving the reaction tube unopened after the amplification reaction is finished, so as to prevent the target nucleic acid amplification product from leaking out and resulting in contamination; b) placing the unopened reaction tube inside an enclosed unit, making the target nucleic acid amplification product be transferred to a test strip from the reaction tube in a physically enclosed environment; c) performing detection in a visual read-out manner, and determining the result; d) discarding the enclosed unit in a safety place as a whole without opening it after the detection. The invention also relates to a totally enclosed unit for detecting a target nucleic acid amplification product, and still relates to applications of the totally enclosed rapid detection unit in detection of infectious pathogens, food industry, agriculture, livestock husbandry, customs quarantine control, and determination of dna..
03/27/14
20140087365
 Immunochromatographic detection method capable of determining sample without specimen as improperly operated sample and test strip used therewith patent thumbnailImmunochromatographic detection method capable of determining sample without specimen as improperly operated sample and test strip used therewith
An object of the present invention is to provide an immunochromatographic detection method comprising a step of detecting the failure to add a specimen and an immunochromatographic test strip comprising a means for detecting the failure to add a specimen. The inventers provides an immunochromatographic detection method and an immunochromatographic test strip capable of detecting the failure to add a specimen through a step and a means using an antibody solid-phased on an insoluble membrane for capturing the complex of a component (control component) contained in the specimen other than the analyte and a label to which an antibody to the component is immobilized so as to detect the presence or absence of the control component, in an immunochromatographic detection method of detecting an analyte in a sample acquired by diluting the specimen..
03/27/14
20140083868
 System and method for measuring an analyte in a sample and calculating glucose results to account for physical characteristics of the sample patent thumbnailSystem and method for measuring an analyte in a sample and calculating glucose results to account for physical characteristics of the sample
Described are methods and systems to apply a plurality of test voltages to the test strip and measure a current transient output resulting from an electrochemical reaction in a test chamber of the test strip so that a glucose concentration can be determined that account for hematocrits in both typical subjects and neonates.. .
03/13/14
20140072960
 Self diagnostic test patent thumbnailSelf diagnostic test
A test unit collects and analyzes biological specimens on-site. It has one or more openings that allow reagent capsules to be inserted and guided into a testing chamber.
03/13/14
20140072189
Portable medical diagnostic systems and methods using a mobile device
A system and method for analysis of colorimetric test strip strips and disease management. The system can include an accessory that is operably coupled to a mobile device, the mobile device acquiring and/or analyzing images of the colorimetric test strips.
03/06/14
20140066735
Diabetes manager for glucose testing and continuous glucose monitoring
A handheld diabetes management device for managing blood glucose test data and continuous glucose monitoring data includes a port configured to receive a test strip, a wireless transceiver, a communications processor, and a user interface processor. The communications processor communicates with the wireless transceiver to periodically collect glucose measurement data from a continuous glucose monitoring device and to store the glucose measurement data in a first data storage module.
02/20/14
20140052021
Removable flash chamber
A needle hub and catheter assembly are disclosed herein. The needle hub includes an introducer needle having a lumen extending therethrough.
02/20/14
20140048425
Method and apparatus for assay of electrochemical properties
The presence of a select analyte in the sample is evaluated in an an electrochemical system using a conduction cell-type apparatus. A potential or current is generated between the two electrodes of the cell sufficient to bring about oxidation or reduction of the analyte or of a mediator in an analyte-detection redox system, thereby forming a chemical potential gradient of the analyte or mediator between the two electrodes after the gradient is established, the applied potential or current is discontinued and an analyte-independent signal is obtained from the relaxation of the chemical potential gradient.
01/30/14
20140027466
Test strip analyzing apparatus having wheel ejector
Disclosed herein is a test strip analyzing apparatus having a wheel ejector. The test strip analyzing apparatus having a wheel ejector includes a body, a measurement unit, and an ejector.
01/30/14
20140027308
System and method for detecting used and dried sensors
Systems and methods for detecting dried test strips are provided, where a dried test strip may be one that has been re-inoculated with a biological sample after having already been previously inoculated with another sample at an earlier time (e.g., hours or days before). In various aspects, a biosensor such as an amperometric glucose biosensor (“meter”) may apply one or more input electrical signals to an inoculated test strip having at least a pair of electrodes in contact with the biological sample.
01/30/14
20140027279
System and method for quality assurance of a biosensor test strip
The present invention provides a test strip for measuring a signal of interest in a biological fluid when the test strip is mated to an appropriate test meter, wherein the test strip and the test meter include structures to verify the integrity of the test strip traces, to measure the parasitic resistance of the test strip traces, and to provide compensation in the voltage applied to the test strip to account for parasitic resistive losses in the test strip traces.. .
01/16/14
20140018655
Blood glucose meter integrated with a computing or communication device
A blood glucose meter integrated with a computing or communication device that includes a test strip receiving device that is coupled to and powered by the communication port or jack of the computing or communication device and utilizes a blood glucose meter application that resides in the memory and is operated by the microprocessor of the computing or communication device. Advantageously, blood glucose meter data can be transmitted by the computing or communication device to a memory storage “cloud” for later review and/or manipulation by a user, a doctor, and/or the like..
01/16/14
20140014677
Hermetically sealed test strip container
A test strip container comprising a housing defining a cavity having a dispensing wall, a housing inlet, and a dispensing outlet is presented. The container may also comprise a lid mounted movably on the housing to define a primed position and an unprimed position therebetween.
01/09/14
20140008245
Determination of blood glucose in a small volume and in a short test time using a chemical coating inluding binders and very short read potentials
Analytes in a liquid sample are determined by methods utilizing sample volumes of less than about 1.0 μl and test times within about eight seconds. The methods are preferably performed using small test strips including a sample receiving chamber filled with the sample by capillary action..
01/09/14
20140007659
Body fluid testing apparatus
A body fluid testing apparatus, comprising a containing chamber having a first opening on the bottom wall thereof; a plunger chamber having a plunger contacting with the side wall thereof and having a second opening on the bottom wall thereof, wherein the plunger chamber is disposed below the bottom wall of the containing chamber and in communication with the containing chamber through the first opening; and a testing chamber having a testing card designed to contain test strips and perpendicular to the longitudinal axial of the plunger chamber, wherein the testing chamber is disposed next to the side wall of the containing chamber and in communication with the plunger chamber through the second opening. The device according to the present disclosure can carry out the test of the body fluid, even though it has no chamber on the plunger body..
01/02/14
20140005949
Systems and methods of discriminating control solution from a physiological sample
Described herein are systems and methods for distinguishing between a control solution and a blood sample. In one aspect, the methods include using a test strip in which multiple current transients are measured by a meter electrically connected to an electrochemical test strip.
01/02/14
20140005510
Apparatus for acquiring and analyzing a blood sample
An automatic apparatus for obtaining and analyzing a blood sample contains a supply of lancets and test strips, which are located alternately on a carrier band. A lancet or alternatively a test strip may be clamped on a holder, which is mounted so it is movable.
01/02/14
20140005507
Test strip ejector for medical device
A system and method for receiving and ejecting a test strip of a fluid testing device. The system includes parallel first and second guide rails defining a rail cavity between the guide rails.
01/02/14
20140004624
Lateral flow assay systems and methods
In one aspect, a diagnostic test system includes a housing, a reader, and a data analyzer. The housing includes a port for receiving a test strip.
01/02/14
20140004546
Colorimetric gelatinase assay
The present invention is drawn toward a lateral-flow, colorimetric, gelatinase assay including a sample pad, a reagent pad, a membrane, and an absorbent pad, in that order, wherein the reagent pad has therein a dried form of gelatin-coated nanoparticles in a salt and sugar matrix, and wherein the membrane portion has a test stripe and a control stripe, such that the test stripe is a solution of electrolyte evaporated into a layer, and the control stripe is a solution of anti-gelatin antibody evaporated into a layer. The present invention is also drawn toward a method of detecting one or more gelatinases in a sample fluid using the assay, and methods of determining treatment for wound healing, cancer, ocular rosacea, periodontal disease and equine arthritis using the assay..
01/02/14
20140001044
Test strip ejector for medical device
A test strip ejector system for receiving and ejecting a fluid testing medical device test strip includes a mechanism assembly supported by the device whereby user actuation of the mechanism assembly induces displacement of the test strip in at least a test strip ejection direction to eject the test strip. The mechanism assembly includes a power source and an electric motor such as a piezo-electric linear micro motor connected to the power source.
01/02/14
20140001043
Printed memory on strip
A test strip for analyzing a biological fluid using a test meter includes a biosensor to sense the biological fluid. The test strip includes contacts to communicate with the test meter and conductors connected to the contacts.
12/26/13
20130345534
Electrodes with conductive polymer underlayer
The disclosure provides method and materials for preparing biosensors (e.g., in vitro test strips and in vivo sensors) with improved mechanical properties. In some aspects, for example, the electrochemical sensors have improved durability and are better able to withstand mechanical and electrochemical stresses such as those encountered during manufacturing, transportation, storage, and use (e.g., in vivo positioning, in vivo operation, or in vitro operation).
12/26/13
20130341209
Analytical test strip with capillary sample-receiving chambers separated by a physical barrier island
An analytical test strip for the determination of an analyte (such as glucose and/or hematocrit) in a bodily fluid sample (such as a whole blood sample) includes a first capillary sample-receiving chamber, a second capillary sample-receiving chamber, and a physical barrier island disposed between the first and second capillary sample-receiving chambers. Moreover, the physical island barrier is disposed such that bodily fluid sample flow between the first capillary sample-receiving chamber and the second capillary sample-receiving chamber is prevented during use of the analytical test strip..
12/26/13
20130341208
Electrochemical-based analytical test strip with intersecting sample-receiving chambers
An electrochemical-based analytical test strip for the determination of an analyte (such as glucose) in a bodily fluid sample (for example, a whole blood sample) and/or a characteristic of the bodily fluid sample (for example, hematocrit) includes a first sample-receiving chamber with first and second sample-application openings, and first and second electrodes. The first and second electrodes are disposed in the first sample-receiving chamber between the first and second sample-application openings.
12/26/13
20130341207
Analytical test strip with capillary sample-receiving chambers separated by stop junctions
An analytical test strip for the determination of an analyte (such as glucose) in a bodily fluid sample (e.g., a whole blood sample) includes a first and second capillary sample-receiving chambers and first and second stop junctions that are disposed between the first and second capillary sample-receiving chambers. The first stop junction defines a discontinuity boundary of the first capillary sample-receiving chamber and the second stop junction defines a discontinuity boundary of the second capillary sample-receiving chamber.
12/26/13
20130341186
Test strip and detecting device
A test strip and a detecting device are disclosed. The test strip can be used with an electrochemical instrument to accurately detect the viscosity and concentration of an analyte of a specimen.
12/19/13
20130334064
Calibration method, test strip and calibration system for blood glucose of blood sample
A calibration method for blood glucose of blood sample comprises the following steps: applying a first voltage to a blood sample to obtain an original level of blood glucose of the blood sample; applying a second voltage to a blood sample to obtain a hematocrit index of the blood sample; and processing the hematocrit index and calibrating the original level of blood glucose of the blood sample. The absolute value of the first voltage is lower than 1 volt and is not equal to 0 volt.
12/05/13
20130324822
Multistrip cartridge
A test meter for analyzing a body fluid sample applied to a test strip includes an outer housing having an opening, an actuator, and a cartridge positioned adjacent the outer housing. The cartridge further includes a dispensing member connected to the actuator, a plurality of stacked test strips biased toward the dispensing member, and a cartridge outer housing that is adjacent at least a portion of the dispensing member.
11/14/13
20130302840
Blood alcohol test apparatus and method
The subject matter consists of a small, hand held, portable, battery run device similar to a current diabetic monitor. The device will be carried on a person in a custom protective case that can be attached to a belt, in a pocket or on the waist of a shirt or pants.
11/14/13
20130298641
Sample collection unit, system and method for microbiological air analysis
A sample collection unit for microbiological air analysis includes a housing and a sample treatment path. The housing has a sample inlet opening, an optical window, and an air outlet opening.
11/07/13
20130296739
Diaper with pocket for an absorbent pad containing a test strip
Disclosed is a disposable absorbent product for use in testing for the presence of a medical condition, comprising a disposable diaper having a top flap formed of a liquid permeable layer and attached to the diaper on three sides, thereby forming a pocket. The pocket is designed to securely hold an absorbent pad containing a test strip in the crotch region of the diaper.
11/07/13
20130295691
Method of attaching a ligand to a test strip
The invention features a method of attaching a ligand that has a free carboxyl group to a solid support by adding an amino group to the ligand to form a ligand-amino derivative, converting the ligand amino derivative to a ligand sulfhydryl derivative, attaching the ligand sulfhydryl derivative to a protein to form a ligand-linker-protein conjugate, and applying the ligand-linker-protein conjugate to the solid support. The method is particularly useful for immobilizing small molecule ligands having a free carboxyl group, such as cloxicillin, to a lateral-flow test strip, in order to make a detection zone on the test strip that exhibits a clear signal and enhanced sensitivity..
11/07/13
20130295690
Versatile drug testing device
A versatile drug testing device (a lateral flow diagnostic testing device) includes a flat transparent carrier with a top and a bottom with the carrier having a series of independent parallel grooves formed therein running from adjacent to the top to adjacent to the bottom of the carrier, each groove having a first opening and a second opening above the first opening therein adjacent to the bottom of the carrier, at least one drug test strip installed in one of said grooves with its absorbent pad contiguous to the openings and a cover layer attached to the carrier operable to sealing close each of said grooves whereby the bottom of the device can be immersed in a specimen of urine, body fluid, or other biological specimen to wet the pad of the at least one test strip though the ingress of the specimen though the associated openings and the test results on the test strip can be easily viewed through the transparent carrier. Because of the unique construction the device will give accurate reading if temporarily immersed in the specimen or left in the specimen for an extended period of time, making it very user friendly..
11/07/13
20130295678
Systems and methods for non-fasting ldl cholesterol assays
In one embodiment, a test strip for testing for cholesterol-related blood analytes in whole blood includes a red blood cell separation layer, the red blood cell separation layer separating red blood cells from a blood sample applied to the test strip as the blood sample flows downward through the red blood cell separation layer. The test strip further includes a reaction layer receiving the blood sample from the red blood cell separation layer, the reaction layer including poe-pop-poe block copolymer, a surfactant, and a reflectivity changing reactant, the poe-pop-poe block copolymers solubilizing essentially only non-ldl cholesterol analytes, the non-ldl cholesterol analytes reacting with the reflectivity changing reactant in order to change a reflectivity of the blood sample..
11/07/13
20130295583
Method to increase specificity and/or accuracy of lateral flow immunoassays
The present invention includes methods and devices for preventing interfering substances from affecting the accuracy of a lateral flow immunoassay. In preferred embodiments, a test strip includes a capturing zone that includes at least one mobile capturing reagent that separates at least one interfering substance from the analyte.
11/07/13
20130292266
Devices and methods relating to electrochemical biosensors
A system for testing for analytes in a sample of biological fluid includes a test strip that defines a cavity for receiving the sample. At least two sets of electrodes are adjacent the sample cavity, including one for measuring one property of the sample, and another for measuring one or more other properties of the sample, such as temperature and/or the presence or magnitude of confounding variables.
11/07/13
20130292264
Test strip and method for humidity detection
The present invention related to a test strip and a method for humidity detection. The test strip comprises two humidity detecting materials for detecting humidity change and one of the humidity detecting materials is exposed to outer environment.
10/31/13
20130284611
Analyte measurement technique and system
Described are methods and systems to apply a plurality of test voltages to the test strip and measure a current transient output resulting from an electrochemical reaction in a test chamber of the test strip so that highly accurate glucose concentration can be determined.. .
10/31/13
20130284610
Determining blood glucose in a small volume sample receiving cavity and in a short time period
The concentration of glucose in a blood sample is determined by methods utilizing test strips having a sample receiving cavity having a volume of less than 1 μl and determining the glucose concentration within a time period of less than 10 seconds.. .
10/31/13
20130284595
Test strips and preparation method thereof
The present invention relates to test strips and preparation method thereof. More particularly, the present invention relates to a test strip comprising: (a) an insulating substrate; (b) an electrode system disposed on the insulating substrate; (c) an insulation layer disposed on the electrode system, in which an accommodation space is disposed at one side of the insulation layer for exposing a part of the electrode system to carry out an electrochemical reaction of an analyte; and (d) a gel, disposed in the accommodation space and formed by dissolving a reactive enzyme reacting with the analyte in a hydrogel and being cured..
10/24/13
20130280800
Filter test strip
The filter cotton holding layer has a filter channel to allow the specimen in liquid to pass through. The filter cotton layer fills the filter channel.
10/24/13
20130277235
Controlled slew rate transition for electrochemical analysis
Measurement systems and methods are disclosed for minimizing the effects created by a meter's output amplifier during electrochemical measurements. In the systems and methods, transition of an excitation potential applied between electrodes of a test strip is controlled so that it is at a sufficiently slow rate below a slew rate capability of the system (but still fast enough to minimally impact overall test time) to reduce variability in the test results.
10/17/13
20130274581
Blood glucose measurement module, smart phone combinable with the blood glucose measurement module, and blood glucose measurement method using the same
Disclosed herein are a blood glucose measurement module, a smart phone combinable with the blood glucose measurement module, and a blood glucose measurement method using the same. The blood glucose measurement module includes a body, a strip reception slit, and a plug.
10/17/13
20130273666
Color-based reaction testing of biological materials
A biological material test strip and adjacently-located reference color chart are affixed to a lid portion of an all-in-one specimen cup to perform color-based reaction testing of collected biological specimens in an uncalibrated environment. After specimen collection, the lid portion is secured to a container portion of the specimen cup.
10/10/13
20130268450
Method of securing a chain of custody of a specimen of a donor
A method of securing a chain of custody of a specimen of a donor prevents tampering with or accidental mismanagement of the specimen. The method includes providing a tamper evident seal operable to indicate that an assaying device has been tampered with once the seal is sealed, the seal including a label having at least one portion including a machine-readable indicia area.
10/10/13
20130267032
Test strips and method for reading test strips
A specimen test strip is provided to detect a characteristic of an analyte in a specimen sample. The specimen test strip includes a reaction area to receive the specimen sample and a color calibration area to determine a color, or a color and a color intensity, of the reaction area after receiving the specimen sample.
10/10/13
20130266977
Methods and systems for detection of microbes
Provided herein are methods, test units, systems, assays and kits for qualitative and/or quantitative detection of microorganisms or microbes. Some aspects of the invention utilize a test strip comprising a test area and a self-calibrating control area that permits quantitative measurements to be obtained rapidly at the test site.
10/10/13
20130266489
Vial for test strips
A diagnostic test strip vial has a container, a lid, and a plurality of diagnostic test strips. The container has a generally annular wall that terminates at a base and at an open mouth at an end that is opposite the base.
10/10/13
20130266481
Blood glucose test strip
The present invention provides a blood glucose test strip for use in a six-pin blood glucose meter, including: a substrate; a first conductive lead disposed on a surface of the substrate; a second conductive lead disposed on the surface of the substrate; and a third conductive lead disposed on the surface of the substrate; wherein a portion of each of the first conductive lead, the second conductive lead, and the third conductive lead resides within a blood sample chamber disposed on the surface of the substrate; and wherein blood glucose testing is initiated by the blood glucose meter only when blood in the blood sample chamber electrically couples the first conductive lead and the third conductive lead.. .
10/03/13
20130256132
Test strip structure
A test strip structure is provided, and more particularly to a blood glucose test strip, which facilitates permeating blood, comprises a plurality of conductive strips disposed over a top of a base layer, and a first insulation glue layer covering with the conductive strip. A roof plate layer is disposed over a top of the first insulation glue layer.
09/26/13
20130253287
Biosensor with finger-positioning function
The present invention provides a biosensor with finger-positioning function, comprising: a bottom plate, a cover, and a test-strip socket; wherein the cover mounted on the bottom plate has a front end provided with a guiding plate for positioning a finger, and the guiding plate has a center line and a guiding surface, in which the center line passes through a center of the guiding surface; and the test-strip socket is formed at the front end of the cover. When using the biosensor, the user can rest his/her wrist and palm on the cover of the biosensor and rest the punctured finger on the guiding surface provided at the front end of the cover to align the test strip with the blood drop on the finger so as to simplify the measurement..
09/19/13
20130244315
Analytical devices with integrated desiccant
An analytical device for performing an assay to determine the presence or approximate quantity of at least one analyte in a liquid sample is described. The device is manufactured to include an integrated desiccant within at least a test strip of the device.
09/19/13
20130244314
Immunochromatographic test strip and manufacturing method thereof
An immunochromatographic test strip that achieves a shorter reaction completion time and excellent sensitivity is provided. The immunochromatographic test strip comprises: (1) a conjugate pad comprising a sample-supplying section supplying a sample possibly containing an analyte and a line-shaped conjugate section containing a conjugate in which an antibody or antigen immunologically reactive with the analyte is immobilized to a label on the downstream side relative to the sample-supplying section; and (2) an insoluble membrane support having at least one detecting section to which an antibody or antigen immunologically reactive with the analyte is immobilized, the lower surface of the sample-supplying section of the conjugate pad being not in contact with the upper surface of the insoluble membrane support, the lower surface of the conjugate section of the conjugate pad being in contact with the upper surface of the insoluble membrane support..
09/19/13
20130240375
Method for determining hematocrit corrected analyte concentrations
The method includes: providing a test strip comprising a reference electrode and a working electrode coated with a reagent layer; applying a fluid sample to the test strip for a reaction period; applying a test voltage between the reference electrode and the working electrode; measuring a test current as a function of time; measuring a steady state current value when the test current has reached an equilibrium; calculating a ratio of the test current to the steady state current value; plotting the ratio of the test current to the steady state current value as a function of the inverse square root of time; calculating an effective diffusion coefficient from the slope of the linearly regressed plot of the ratio of the test current to the steady state current value as a function of the inverse square root of time; and calculating a hematocrit-corrected concentration of analyte.. .
09/05/13
20130230846
Multiplanar lateral flow assay with diverting zone
A lateral flow device includes a sample compressor and a test strip comprising a diverting zone. The diverting zone, which may include a barrier and/or a gap or ditch, stops or impedes flow.
09/05/13
20130228475
Co-facial analytical test strip with stacked unidirectional contact pads and inert carrier substrate
An analytical test strip with inert carrier substrate for use with a test meter includes an analytical test strip module and an electrochemically and electrically inert carrier substrate. The analytical test strip module has a first electrode portion, a second electrode portion in an opposing relationship to the first electrode portion, and first and second electrical contact pads configured in a stacked unidirectional configuration.
09/05/13
20130228474
Co-facial analytical test strip with stacked unidirectional contact pads
An analytical test strip (“att”) for use with a test meter includes a first insulating layer, with a first insulating layer upper surface, and a first electrically conductive layer (“ecl”) disposed thereon. The first ecl includes a first electrode portion (“ep”) and an electrical contact pad in electrical communication with the first ep.
09/05/13
20130228473
Method for determining the concentration of an analyte in a liquid sample using small volume samples and fast test times
Analytes in a liquid sample are determined by methods utilizing sample volumes of up to 1.0 μl and test times from about 4 to about 9 seconds after detection of the sample. The methods are preferably performed using small test strips including a sample receiving chamber filled with the sample by capillary action..
09/05/13
20130228266
Manufacturing method of a test strip
The present invention discloses a manufacturing method of a test strip, which comprises making a first semi-finished product and a second semi-finished product. The manufacturing process of the first semi-finished product comprises: providing a substrate, forming a plurality of electrodes on the substrate, forming a supporting layer with a plurality of channels on the substrate, and providing a reaction material to fill in the channels.
08/29/13
20130222634
Systems and methods to analyze an immunoassay test strip comb member
Systems and methods for analyzing test strip comb members having a plurality of fingers are disclosed. The systems and methods may analyze a test strip comb member to determine the presence of one more analytes on each of the plurality of fingers..
08/29/13
20130220839
Method for calibrating test meter by biosensor test strip
A calibration method, including steps of: providing a test meter having a socket provided with a set of conductive pins; providing a biosensor test strip having a set of strip electrodes corresponding to the set of conductive pins, wherein the combination of lengths of the strip electrodes corresponds to a parameter code; inserting the biosensor test strip into the socket of the test meter so that each of the conductive pins and each of the corresponding strip electrode have a relative motion; reading out the parameter code by using a set of pulse widths detected by each of the conductive pins in the insertion period; and calibrating the test meter by using the parameter code to match a calibration parameter installed in the test meter.. .
08/29/13
20130220835
Polymeric vdat nanoparticles for use in biosensors
A biosensor (such as an electrochemical-based analytical test strip configured for the determination of glucose in a whole blood sample) includes a substrate, an electrode disposed on the substrate and a uric acid scavenger layer containing polymeric vinyl-4,6-diamino-1,3,5-triazine (polyvdat) nanoparticles. Aqueous compositions useful in, for example, the manufacturing of such biosensors include polyvdat nanoparticles and water with the polyvdat nanoparticles being present as a dispersion in the water.
08/22/13
20130217053
Analyte measurement method and system with error trapping
Described and illustrated herein are systems and exemplary methods of operating an analyte measurement system having a meter and a test strip. The methods and systems describe herein allow for trapping various errors during calculation of the analyte due to variations in the structure and materials making up the test strip and ambient temperatures..
08/22/13
20130217042
Test strip card
The present invention relates to a test strip for determining and/or quantifying a property of a sample, such as the concentration of an analyte, the ph, the viscosity, or the specific gravity of a fluid specimen. More particularly, the present invention relates to an improved test strip and scale for determining and/or quantifying a property of a sample, such as the concentration of an analyte, the ph, the viscosity, or the specific gravity of a fluid specimen..


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