05654200 is referenced by 165 patents and cites 47 patents.

An automated immunostaining apparatus having a reagent application zone and a reagent supply zone. The apparatus has a carousel slide support supporting a plurality of slide supports thereon, and drive device engaging the carousel slide support for consecutively positioning each of a plurality of slide supports in the reagent application zone. The apparatus also has a carousel reagent support having a plurality of reagent container supports thereon, and drive device engaging the carousel for rotating the carousel and positioning a preselected reagent container support in the reagent supply zone. The apparatus also has a reagent delivery actuator device positioned for engaging a reagent container positioned on a container support in the reagent delivery zone and initating reagent delivery from the reagent container to a slide supported on a slide support in the reagent receiving zone.

Title
Automated slide processing apparatus with fluid injector
Application Number
488601
Publication Number
5654200
Application Date
June 6, 1995
Publication Date
August 5, 1997
Inventor
Wayne A Showalter
Tucson
AZ, US
William L Richards
Tucson
AZ, US
Phillip C Miller
Tucson
AZ, US
Charles D Lemme
Tucson
AZ, US
William Ross Humphreys
Tucson
AZ, US
Charles Hassen
Tucson
AZ, US
Thomas M Grogan
Tucson
AZ, US
Keith G Copeland
Tucson
AZ, US
Agent
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff
Assignee
Ventana Medical Systems
AZ, US
IPC
G01N 35/10
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