Patent 7371518 Issued on May 13, 2008. Estimated Expiration Date: January 24, 2023. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
This invention provides a novel universal collection medium for cell collection. The medium allows for the first time the ability to perform cytology and direct molecular analysis on cells preserved in a single sample. This invention also provides novel methods for analyzing cells to assess human conditions.
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