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Publication numberUS2796865 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJun 25, 1957
Filing dateMay 5, 1955
Priority dateMay 5, 1955
Publication numberUS 2796865 A, US 2796865A, US-A-2796865, US2796865 A, US2796865A
InventorsReinhardt Alberta C
Original AssigneeReinhardt Alberta C
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Urine specimen receiver and holder
US 2796865 A
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June 25, 1957 A. c. REINHARDT I 2,796,365


Application May 5, 1955, Serial No. 506,279 1 Claim. (Cl. 128-295) This invention relates to a urine specimen receiver and holder, and is particularly adapted for receiving urine specimens from babies.

The primary object of the invention is the provision of a receiving and holding device that will receive and hold the urine of a baby regardless of the position of the baby.

Another object of the invention is to receive and hold specimens of urine from babies without the necessity for an attendant to be present when the baby is urinating.

A further object of the invention is to provide a urine specimen receiver and holder that is maintained in position without taping the receiver to the baby, as is now common practice.

A still further object of the invention is to provide a harness for holding the receiver and holder to the baby.

Another object of the invention is the provision of a urine specimen receiver and holder that is clean and sanitary in its operation, and demountable for thorough sterilization.

Further objects will become apparent in the following specification when read in light of the attached drawings, in which:

Figure 1 is a perspective view of a new and improved urine specimen receiver and holder, associated with its holding harness or binder.

Figure 2 is an enlarged fragmentary plan view of the harness with the receiver and holder associated therewith.

Figure 3 is a plan view of the receiver and holder, partially broken away for convenience of illustration.

Figure 4 is a vertical sectional view of the receiver, taken on line 4-4 of Figure 3, looking in the direction of the arrows.

Figure 5 is a transverse sectional view of the receiver, taken on line 55 of Figure 3, looking in the direction of the arrows.

Figure 6 is a transverse sectional view of the receiver, taken on line 5-5 of Figure 3, looking in the direction of the arrows, with the receiving well removed.

Referring more specifically to the drawings, this new and improved urine specimen receiver and holder consists of an elongated container 10, made from any suitable material, such as plastic or the like. The ends 11 of the container 10 are preferably shaped as illustrated particularly in Figures 3 and 4. The overall plan view, as particularly illustrated in Figure 3, is relatively oval shape. The ends 11 are raised at 12, as best illustrated in Figure 4. The object of this will be described later on.

A vertical cylindrical well 13 is threaded into the con- 2,796,865 Patented June 25, 1957 "ice tainer 10 at 14. A gasket 15 may be provided for sealing the well 13 in regard to the container 10, preventing the container 10 from leaking at this point. The bottom 16 of the well 13 comes relatively close to the bottom 17 of the container 10. The object of this construction will be apparent when the operation of the device is described.

The harness for holding the receiver and holder consists of a belt 18, having a strap 19 adapted to go between the babys legs and be secured to the belt 18 at 20. The strap 19 is connected to the front 21 of the belt 18 by a safety pin (not shown), which permits the adjusting of the tension given to the belt 18 when applied to the baby. A safety pin (not shown) is also used to connect the ends 22 of the belt 18 to a snug fit. Pockets 23 form part of the strap 19 and are adapted to receive the ends 12 of the receiver and holder 10, as best illustrated in Figures 1 and 2.

In the operation of the urine receiver and holder 10, the harness is applied to the baby,including the receiver and holder 10, as above described. The urine enters from the baby through the well 13 and into the container 10 from either a vertical position of the well 13, or a substantially horizontal position.

In the event that the baby turns over, after the specimen has been delivered to the container 10, so that the container 10 is upside down, or in any other position, the specimen will by-pass the lower end of the well 13 and enter the spaces 24 or 25 surrounding the well 13, and will not flow out of the container.

I do not wish to be limited to the exact shape of the receiver and holder, as slight modifications from the design shown may be well adapted to carry out the objects of the invention.

In the removing of the specimen, the well 13 is unthreaded from the container by way of the threads 14, so that the specimen can be easily removed from the container 10. By removing the well 13, both container 10 and well 13 may be easily cleansed and sterilized.

Having thus described the preferred embodiment of the invention, it should be understood that numerous structural modifications and adaptations may be resorted to without departing from the scope of the appended claim.

What is claimed is:

A urine receiver and holder for infants comprising a container, at top wall on said container having a depressed medial portion, said top wall having a central opening formed in the depressed medial portion thereof, internal screw threads formed in said central opening, a tubular well having external screw threads formed thereon cooperating with the internal screw threads in said central opening, said well projecting into said container a substantial distance below said top wall, a shoulder extending radially outwardly from the upper edge of said tubular well, an annular seal between said top wall and said shoulder, and means including a waist belt and crotch belt for supporting said receiver on an infants body in position to receive urine therefrom.

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U.S. Classification604/347, 600/573, 604/353
International ClassificationA61F5/455, A61F5/451
Cooperative ClassificationA61F5/455
European ClassificationA61F5/455