Patent Number: 10,029,041

Title: Filtration module

Abstract: Provided is a filtration module for separating plasma from blood comprising a feeder channel lid, a feeder channel defined by a feeder channel laminating layer having a thickness of less than 5 mil, a filter element in fluid communication with the feeder channel and having a pore size of less than 2 microns and low surface area, and a filtrate take-off port having a dead volume of less than 10 .mu.I. Also provided is a method for filtering a blood sample comprising supplying the blood sample to a feeder channel of a filtration module and drawing the blood sample over a filter element of the filtration module in a single pass to provide a retentate and a plasma filtrate.

Inventors: Leland; Jonathan (Gaithersburg, MD)

Assignee: PDL BioPharma, Inc.

International Classification: A61M 1/34 (20060101); B01D 61/08 (20060101); G01N 33/49 (20060101); B01D 61/18 (20060101); B01D 63/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-07-24 0:00:00