US 10,376,249 B1
Cervical tissue sample device
David Samsami, Honolulu, HI (US)
Filed by David Samsami, Honolulu, HI (US)
Filed on Jan. 29, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/260,241.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/627,881, filed on Feb. 8, 2018.
Int. Cl. A61B 5/00 (2006.01); A61B 10/02 (2006.01); A61B 10/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 10/0291 (2013.01) [A61B 2010/0074 (2013.01); A61B 2010/0216 (2013.01)] 6 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A cervical tissue sample device, comprising:
a syringe, having a plunger slidably disposed within a barrel, wherein the plunger is configured to slide along a longitudinal axis within the barrel;
the plunger having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end has a seal disposed thereon and the second end comprises a plunger flange;
a plurality of bristles extending from the seal along the longitudinal axis;
the barrel having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end has an opening therein such that the plurality of bristles is exposed therethrough when the plunger flange is depressed;
an outer shroud disposed about a perimeter of the first end of the plunger configured to encapsulate the plurality of bristles therein when the plurality of bristles is disposed within the barrel;
an inner shroud disposed therearound the plurality of bristles such that the inner shroud is positioned between the plurality of bristles and the outer shroud.