05902549 is referenced by 74 patents and cites 13 patents.

A plurality of analyzer units for serum, a plurality of analyzer units for blood plasma, and a plurality of analyzer units for urine are arranged along a main transfer line for transferring a sample rack from a rack providing portion to a rack storage portion. A reagent bottle for inspecting liver function is contained in each reagent delivery mechanism of two analyzer units among the plurality of analyzer units for serum. When the reagent for inspecting liver function in one of the two analyzer units is to be short, analysis for the liver function analysis item in the samples can be continued by transferring a sample rack from the rack providing portion to the other analyzer unit.

Title
Analyzer system having sample rack transfer line
Application Number
8/813872
Publication Number
5902549
Application Date
March 7, 1997
Publication Date
May 11, 1999
Inventor
Taku Sakazume
Hitachinaka
JP
Tadashi Ohishi
Ibaraki-machi
JP
Hiroshi Mitsumaki
Mito
JP
Tomonori Mimura
Tomobe-machi
JP
Agent
Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee
Assignee
Hitachi
JP
IPC
G01N
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