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Frank E Semersky, Barry Watson: Flow-through electrochemical system analytical method. Technicon Instruments Corporation, S P Tedesco, October 30, 1979: US04172770 (416 worldwide citation)

An electrochemical system using a flow-through electrode design employing a dual separation method to lower electrode poisoning due to large chemical species and interference current due to small electroactive species is disclosed. The system includes a fluid inlet to a reaction chamber and a fluid ...


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Salvatore J Pace: Integrated array of electrochemical sensors. Technicon Instruments Corporation, S P Tedesco, September 30, 1980: US04225410 (408 worldwide citation)

A disposable integrated miniaturized array of chemical sensors for analyzing concurrently a number of analytes in a fluid sample is described. Each sensor is a complete electrochemical cell consisting of its own individual reference and indicator electrodes and is selective with respect to a particu ...


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Alexander F Kerr, Edwin H Mernyk, George E Zabetakis, Uri Escoli: Slide analysis system. Technicon Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey M Greenman, December 24, 1991: US05075079 (139 worldwide citation)

The slide analysis system includes a slide holding module spaced from an incubator module. A slide transfer device or pick and place mechanism withdraws slides from the slide holding module and inserts them into the incubator module. A metering device deposits serum onto a slide that is held in a sp ...


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William J Smythe, Jack Isreeli, Milton H Pelavin: Method and apparatus for automated analysis of fluid samples. Technicon Instruments Corporation, S P Tedesco, March 3, 1981: US04253846 (105 worldwide citation)

A sample analyzing system features a number of discrete sample segments continuously conveyed along a conduit. Each sample segment receives a precise aliquot of one or more reagents on a selective basis, and in any particular sequence. Selective injection of the reagent into the moving stream of sam ...


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Stephen Saros, John L Smith, Michael M Cassaday, Rand E Herron, Milton H Pelavin: Single channel continuous flow system. Technicon Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey M Greenman, August 1, 1989: US04853336 (102 worldwide citation)

A continuous flow system is disclosed in which successive liquid segments are established containing different related components of a fluid package, such as an analysis mixture, separated by at least one immiscible segment, passed along a first section of a conduit, combined in a second section of ...


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Adler Stanford L: Serum separator and fibrin filter. Technicon Instruments Corporation, Tedesco S P, Rockwell Stephen E, December 30, 1975: US3929646 (99 worldwide citation)

An article for drawing and holding a blood sample and adapted to be centrifuged to thereby position a separator between the packed cell portion of the blood, the heavier phase, and the serum or plasma portion, the lighter phase. The article includes a rigid evacuated tubular container hermetically s ...


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Gordon C Forrest, Ronald F Jay, John A Clements: Automatic apparatus and method for the assay of fluid samples. Technicon Instruments Corporation, S P Tedesco, R S Salzman, February 27, 1979: US04141687 (97 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus suitable for automatic assay of fluid samples, particularly immunoassays, in which a reaction product of the assay is bound to a magnetically attractable particle and separated from the reaction mixture by use of a magnetic trap. The method and apparatus are of especial use in r ...


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Engelhardt Alvin: Self-locating sample receptacle having integral identification label. Technicon Instruments Corporation, August 1, 1972: US3680967 (84 worldwide citation)

A liquid sample receptacle includes an integral label portion carrying machine-readable indicia identifying the sample source and located substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis of a cup portion. The sample receptacle is structured with respect to the turntable unit to properly align the mac ...


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James A Mawhirt, Joseph E DiFlora, William J C McCandless, George H Ward: Test tube holder. Technicon Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey M Greenman, July 31, 1990: US04944924 (82 worldwide citation)

The test tube holder includes an elongated tubular member which supports a pivot member thereby rendering the tubular member and pivot member relatively pivotable with respect to each other. Latch members provided on the tubular member and pivot member are engagable with complementary shaped latch m ...


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Elking Alan H, Groner Warren, Saunders Alex M: Method and apparatus for optical analysis of the contents of a sheathed stream. Technicon Instruments Corporation, May 9, 1972: US3661460 (82 worldwide citation)

There is provided a method and apparatus for optical analysis by photometry of a substance flowing in a liquid stream within a coaxial sheath stream of a transparent liquid. The sheath stream, flowing in the same direction, entrains the inner stream so as to confine it concentrically. A photometer i ...