Patent Number: 8,870,767

Title: Endocapsule

Abstract: An endocapsule has a measurement chamber therein containing a sensor that detects at least one metabolic product of a specific bacterium in a hollow organ of a human or animal gastrointestinal tract. The endocapsule is introduced into the hollow organ wherein detection of the at least one metabolic product takes place.

Inventors: Bulitta; Clemens (Spardorf, DE), Fortsch; Stefan (Kunreuth, DE), Glasel; Norbert (Schnaittach, DE), Kuth; Rainer (Hochstadt, DE), Roas; Bernhard (Mohrendorf, DE), Schmidt; Sebastian (Weisendorf, DE), Graumann; Rainer (Hochstadt, DE), Hengerer; Arne (Mohrendorf, DE), Herbst; Ludwig (Eggolsheim, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: A61B 5/07 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00