05662813 is referenced by 21 patents and cites 12 patents.

A charge-flow separation apparatus (CFS) and method for enriching rare cell populations, particularly fetal cells, from a whole blood sample by separating the rare cell fractions from whole according to the relative charge density and/or the relative binding affinity for a leukocyte depletion solid phase matrix. The enrichment method may be operated stand alone, or as a pre- or post-processing step in conjunction with a charge-flow separation method.

Title
Method for separation of nucleated fetal erythrocytes from maternal blood samples
Application Number
8/327483
Publication Number
5662813
Application Date
October 21, 1994
Publication Date
September 2, 1997
Inventor
Rizwan Sharnez
Sicklerville
NJ, US
Joseph G Utermohlen
Tucson
AZ, US
Garland E Twitty
Tucson
AZ, US
David W Sammons
Tucson
AZ, US
Agent
David G Rosenbaum
Assignee
BioSeparations
AZ, US
IPC
B01D 37/00
G01N 33/49
G01N 27/26
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