05628961 is referenced by 190 patents and cites 13 patents.

The present invention relates to an apparatus for conducting a variety of assays that are responsive to a change in the viscosity of a sample fluid and relates to methods of conducting such assays. In particular, the present invention is related to the use of a cartridge for conducting one or more coagulation assays or, conversely, fibrinolysis assays. The disclosed device enjoys simplicity and is adaptable to the point-of-care clinical diagnostic area, including use in accident sites, emergency rooms, surgery or intensive care units.

Title
Apparatus for assaying viscosity changes in fluid samples and method of conducting same
Application Number
142130
Publication Number
5628961
Application Date
March 30, 1995
Publication Date
May 13, 1997
Inventor
Michael P Zelin
Brooklyn
NY, US
Imants R Lauks
Rockcliff Park
CA
Graham Davis
Plainsboro
NJ, US
Agent
Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker
Assignee
i Stat Corporation
NJ, US
IPC
G01N 33/86
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