05417922 is referenced by 88 patents and cites 18 patents.

A specimen carrier for transporting conventional specimen tubes throughout an automatic laboratory conveyance system includes a generally rectilinear carrier body with a forward face having an identification zone delimited thereon. An identification code is marked in the identification zone so as to permit mechanical sensing and identification of the carrier on a conveyor system. A plurality of holes of various diameters and depths are provided in the top surface of the carrier to receive conventional specimen tubes of various types with the top ends of the specimen tubes located at a predetermined height above the top surface of the carrier.

Title
Specimen carrier
Application Number
8/62785
Publication Number
5417922
Application Date
May 14, 1993
Publication Date
May 23, 1995
Inventor
Stephen J Hoskinson
Omaha
NE, US
Eldon L Tackett
Neola
IA, US
Rodney S Markin
Omaha
NE, US
Agent
Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease
Agent
Mark D Frederiksen
Assignee
Board of Regents University of Nebraska
NE, US
IPC
B01L 9/06
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