05489532 is referenced by 23 patents and cites 2 patents.

An automatic test apparatus for use in a test method to determine antimicrobial drugs. The test apparatus comprises a first aluminum, electrically heatable block with holes for the insertion of test containers and a separate, second cooling aluminum block adapted to be placed periodically in contact with the heated aluminum block to cool rapidly the heated block. The test apparatus includes timed signals existing therein to alert the test user. The test apparatus is adapted to provide for the timed sequential solid heating and cooling of one or more test containers containing a test sample.

Title
Automatic test apparatus for antimicrobial drugs
Application Number
190041
Publication Number
5489532
Application Date
February 28, 1994
Publication Date
February 6, 1996
Inventor
Lee Gandman
Malden
MA, US
Max Gandman
Malden
MA, US
Thomas Lieu
Malden
MA, US
Eliezer Zomer
Quincy
MA, US
Stanley E Charm
Boston
MA, US
Agent
Richard P Crowley
Assignee
Charm Sciences
MA, US
IPC
C12M 1/36
C12Q 3/00
C12Q 1/02
C12Q 1/00
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