Patents Assigned to STA.TE. S.p.A.
  • Patent number: 4895167
    Abstract: A device for collecting and holding urine, for use in analytical laboratories, comprises a cylindrical, test tube-shaped container, a stopper fitted to the container and having a body which is through-penetrated coaxially by a first passageway and off-centrally by a second passageway, a funnel-shaped member having an outlet mouth fitted to the first passageway, a thin tube fast with the stopper at the second passageway and extending toward the bottom of the container as far as a predetermined distance off said bottom, a mount formed between the outlet mouth and the first passageway, for univocally oriented application of the mouth fitting to the passageway, and a closure element for said passageways connected to the stopper by means of a hinge.This device enables collection of a strictly constant amount of urine between individual devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 1989
    Date of Patent: January 23, 1990
    Assignee: Sta.te. S.p.A.
    Inventor: Piergiacomo Guala
  • Patent number: 4842826
    Abstract: A device for collecting physiological samples, in particular coprological samples, which affords improved sanitary conditions of operation, comprises a container, a cap for said container, a pick-up stick fastened to the cap, a passageway extending through said cap, and a stopper for hermetically sealing off said passageway.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 1987
    Date of Patent: June 27, 1989
    Assignee: STA.TE. S.p.A.
    Inventor: Piergiacomo Guala