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Summary for Patent: 5,494,637
Title: Endoscope washer
Abstract:Endoscope washer and washing method for providing an endoscope washer which self-disinfects the washing basin and the fluid tubes automatically, each time an endoscope is washed and disinfected. The endoscope washer includes a washing and disinfecting basin having an endoscope holding portion for holding an endoscope and a washing fluid well for storing a washing fluid. The washer also including a water supply pipe, connected to a first water supply tube and a second water supply tube, for supplying a washing fluid to the endoscope holding portion and the washing fluid well. The washer also has a disinfectant tank for supplying a disinfectant to the endoscope holding portion and the washing fluid well through the water supply pipe, to provide a self-washing function for washing and disinfecting both the endoscope and the pipes, e.g., the water supply pipes, at the same time.
Inventor(s): Barlow; David E. (Hicksville, NY)
Assignee: Olympus America Inc. (Lake Success, NY)
Application Number:08/272,892
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Details for Patent 5,494,637

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 001 2006-05-25   Start Trial Olympus America Inc. (Lake Success, NY) 2013-08-09 search
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 1 2006-05-25   Start Trial Olympus America Inc. (Lake Success, NY) 2013-08-09 search
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