07011792 is referenced by 11 patents and cites 27 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 to 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
10/752692
Publication Number
7011792 (B2)
Application Date
January 8, 2004
Publication Date
March 14, 2006
Inventor
Taku Sakazume
Hitachinaka
JP
Tadashi Ohishi
Ibaraki-machi
JP
Hiroshi Mitsumaki
Mito
JP
Tomonori Mimura
Tomobe-machi
JP
Agent
Mattingly Stanger Malur & Brundidge P C
Assignee
Hitachi
JP
IPC
G01N 21/00
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