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Summary for Patent: 7,128,877
Title:Methods and devices for obtaining and assaying mammary fluid samples for evaluating breast diseases, including cancer
Abstract: Non-invasive methods are provided for obtaining biological samples of mammary fluid or mammary fluid components by administering oxytocin to a patient to stimulate expression of mammary fluid. During or after mammary fluid expression, a biological sample is collected in the form of whole mammary fluid, whole cells or cellular components, other selected liquid or solid fractions of the mammary fluid, purified or bulk proteins, glycoproteins, peptides, nucleotides or other desired constituents of mammary fluid. Methods and kits are also provided for determining the presence or amount of a breast disease marker in biological samples of mammary fluid or mammary fluid components obtained according to the above sample collection methods. Also provided within the invention are novel breast pump and breast pump adapter devices which incorporate a solid phase sample collection medium integrated within the breast pump or adapter or otherwise fluidly connected therewith. These devices collect a sample of expressed breast fluid by contacting the fluid with a solid phase sample collection medium while the pump or adapter is applied to the breast.
Inventor(s): Quay; Steven C (Edmonds, WA), Quay; Debra L (Edmonds, WA)
Assignee: Atossa Healthcare, Inc. (Rothell, WA)
Application Number:10/404,866
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 7,128,877

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Smith And Nephew SANTYL collagenase OINTMENT;TOPICAL 101995 001 1965-06-04   Start Trial Atossa Healthcare, Inc. (Rothell, WA) 2016-08-27 RX search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

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