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Gerd Grenner: Biological diagnostic device and method of use. PB Diagnostic Systems, Gaetano D Maccarone, March 6, 1990: US04906439 (127 worldwide citation)

A biological diagnostic device and process for efficiently and accurately analyzing a sample of a biological fluid for in analyte of interest. The device, which is a preferred embodiment utilized for the analysis of whole blood samples, comprises a diagnostic test element and a sample application un ...


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Robert C MacIndoe Jr: Assay module transport apparatus for use in an automated analytical instrument. PB Diagnostic Systems, Gaetano D Maccarone, Elliott Korsen, July 26, 1994: US05332549 (108 worldwide citation)

An automated analytical instrument for conducting assays for components of interest in fluid samples. The instrument includes a rotably mounted supply unit or segment adapted to hold a plurality of foil-sealed magazines containing assay modules, a testing system for assaying a fluid sample for a com ...


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Fareed Kureshy, Shailendra Singh, Gary L Webber: Temperature controlled chamber for diagnostic analyzer. PB Diagnostic Systems, Gaetano D Maccarone, May 4, 1993: US05207987 (100 worldwide citation)

A temperature controlled chamber for an analytical instrument which includes a circular conveyor for transporting assay cartridges, the chamber enclosing the outer peripheral part of the conveyor on which the assay cartridges reside. The temperature controlled chamber has a bottom wall of polymeric ...


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Fareed Kureshy, Ernest W Long, Shailendra Singh: Fluid dispensing system with optical locator. PB Diagnostic Systems, Gaetano D Maccarone, August 25, 1992: US05141871 (97 worldwide citation)

There is described an analytical isntrument for the analysis of fluids such as biological fluids. The instrument includes a fluid dispensing system having a pipette for dispensing fluid test samples and test reagents to assay cartridges. An optical detection system provides a light beam which interc ...


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Fareed Kureshy, Charles A DeAngelis, Robert C MacIndoe Jr: Incubator port closure for automated assay system. P B Diagnostic Systems, Gaetano D Maccarone, March 9, 1993: US05192506 (95 worldwide citation)

An automated assay system includes a temperature controlled chamber with a conveyor therein. The conveyor carries berths past a port in a sidewall of the chamber to permit insertion and extraction of assay cartridges via the port into respective ones of the berths. An injector disposed outside the c ...


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Gerd Grenner, Shai Inbar, Ernest W Long: Liquid transport system. P B Diagnostic Systems, Gaetano D Maccarone, September 24, 1991: US05051237 (91 worldwide citation)

A liquid transport system provides controlled flow of liquid in a liquid flow zone between two surfaces wherein one surface includes a plurality of projections, or raised areas, arranged substantially throughout the surface in the liquid flow zone and an aperture for allowing the introduction of liq ...


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Gerd Grenner: Self contained immunoassay element. PB Diagnostic Systems, Gaetano D Maccarone, April 17, 1990: US04918025 (79 worldwide citation)

An element for analysis of a liquid sample including a capillary containing a fixed reagent in fluid communication with reagent reservoirs and a waste liquid reservoir. A sample introducing means is provided which permits analyte in a sample to interact with the fixed reagent. A labelled reagent is ...


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John I Sturgis, Robert G Keene deceased: Laminar batteries and methods of making the same. Polaroid Corporation, Gaetano D Maccarone, May 12, 1987: US04664993 (74 worldwide citation)

A process of making laminar electrical cells and batteries each having an end terminal comprising a thin sheet of metal, in which an elongated web is made by adhering the end terminals to a sheet of dimensionally stable thermal insulating material in a spaced rectangular array of rows and columns. T ...


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Ernest W Long: Assay cartridge. PB Diagnostic Systems, Gaetano D Maccarone, December 1, 1992: US05167922 (65 worldwide citation)

An assay cartridge suitable for use with automated analytical instruments which include a conveyor such as a carousel. The cartridge is configured with ledges extending cutwardly from sides thereof, preferably at the bottom of the cartridge. The conveyor incudes berths for receiving the cartridges, ...


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John I Sturgis, Robert G Keene deceased: Laminar batteries and methods of making the same. Polaroid Corporation, Gaetano D Maccarone, July 12, 1988: US04756717 (64 worldwide citation)

A process for making laminar electrical cells and batteries each having an end terminal comprising a thin sheet of metal, in which an elongated web is made by adhering the end terminals to a sheet of dimensionally stable thermal insulating material in a spaced rectangular array of rows and columns. ...