04855110 is referenced by 101 patents and cites 53 patents.

A sample containment apparatus for use in an automated analyzer network is disclosed. The sample containment apparatus comprises a ring and a plurality of sample containers attached or mounted thereto. Each sample container has the capacity to contain an aliquot of sample sufficient for an entire battery of tests to be performed. Mounting flanges are disclosed for removably mounting the sample containment apparatus on carousels of each of a selected plurality of analyzers in the network to perform a selected plurality of tests on the samples.

Title
Sample ring for clinical analyzer network
Application Number
7/46964
Publication Number
4855110
Application Date
May 6, 1987
Publication Date
August 8, 1989
Inventor
Peter K Knopfhart
Libertyville
IL, US
Paul F Thacker
Wauconda
IL, US
Edwin M Marker
Chicago
IL, US
Agent
Roberta L Hastreiter
Assignee
Abbott Laboratories
IL, US
IPC
B01L 9/00
B01L 3/00
G01N 35/02
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