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Blood-sampling device

A blood-sampling device is a small instrument for pricking the skin with a fine needle to obtain a sample of blood for testing. It is most commonly used by diabetics during blood glucose monitoring.

The depth of skin penetration can be adjusted for various skin thicknesses.

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