0502638-A2 is referenced by 91 patents and cites 15 patents.

An analyzer for performing automated assay testing. The analyzer includes a storage and conveyor system for conveying cuvettes to an incubation or processing conveyor, a storage and selection system for test sample containers, a storage and selection system for reagent containers, sample and reagent aspirating and dispensing probes, a separation system for separating bound from unbound tracer or labeled reagent, a detection system and date collection/processing system. All of the sub-units of the machine are controlled by a central processing unit to coordinate the activity of all of the subunits of the analyzer. The analyzer is specifically suited for performing heterogeneous binding assay protocols, particularly immunoassays.

Title
Automated analyzer.
Application Number
EP19920301483 19920221
Publication Number
0502638 (A2)
Application Date
February 21, 1992
Publication Date
September 9, 1992
Inventor
Klingshirn Frank C
US
Pabst Stefan R
US
Woyansky George J
US
Polaniec James P
US
Whitesel Mary Beth
US
Mann Raymond A
US
Lewis Scott C
US
Carey Glen A
US
Assignee
Ciba Corning Diagnostics
US
IPC
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