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Chadwick M Dunn, Cass J Grandone, Stephen L Herchenbach, Robert J Nelson, James T Tyranski, Gary L Zuck: Carousel for assay specimen carrier. Abbott Laboratories, Richard D Schmidt, June 28, 1994: US05324481 (123 worldwide citation)

An assay carrier for carrying and positioning a plurality of reaction cells each carrying a single assay, and for carrying and positioning a plurality of reagent packs, for use in selectively performing any one of a plurality of immunoassays on each of the plurality of cells in the carrier.


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David C Arnquist, Grady Barnes III, Chadwick M Dunn, Richard C East Jr, Patrick P Fritchie, Gregory E Gardner, Cass J Grandone, Robert C Gray, James T Holen, Jimmy D McCoy, James E Mitchell, Adrian John Murray, David W Murray, Jack F Ramsey, Neal T Sleszynski: Method of performing a process for determining an item of interest in a sample. Abbott Laboratories, Mark C Bach, August 18, 1998: US05795784 (109 worldwide citation)

Embodiments described herein provide methods of performing a process for determining an item of interest in a sample. In one embodiment, a container for holding the sample is accepted in a process lane where a process step is selectively automatically performed on the sample in the container. The pr ...


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James T Tyranski, Chadwick M Dunn, Cass J Grandone, Kris T Ludington: Heat and air flow control for assay carrier. Abbott Laboratories, Richard D Schmidt, September 21, 1993: US05246665 (100 worldwide citation)

A carousel for carrying and positioning a plurality of assays and a plurality of reagent packs in an immunoassay testing apparatus is designed to direct warmed or heated air in a predetermined and controlled manner for maintaining the assays and reagent packs within a specified, controlled temperatu ...


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Chadwick M Dunn, Cass J Grandone, Stephen L Herchenbach, Robert J Nelson, James T Tyranski, Gary L Zuck: Retrofit kit for changing single immunoassay instrument to flexible multiple immunoassay instrument. Abbott Laboratories, Richard D Schmidt, June 14, 1994: US05320809 (64 worldwide citation)

A kit comprising a modified carousel for carrying a plurality of reaction cells and a plurality of reagent packs is adapted to be installed as a replacement unit in single immunoassay instrumentation, providing an immunoassay instrument which is capable of selectively performing any one of a plurali ...


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David C Arnquist, Grady Barnes III, Richard D Button, Chadwick M Dunn, Richard C East Jr, Patrick P Fritchie, Charles M Galitz, Gregory E Gardner, Cass J Grandone, Robert C Gray, James T Holen, Robert P Luoma II, Jimmy D McCoy, James E Mitchell, Adrian John Murray, David W Murray, Jack F Ramsey, Neal T Sleszynski, Julius J Toth: Method for determination of item of interest in a sample. Abbott Laboratories, Mark C Bach, January 5, 1999: US05856194 (54 worldwide citation)

The embodiments disclosed relate to determination of an item of interest in a sample. In one method, a process path comprising a process lane including a process step performance lane where a process step is performed, and a process step avoidance lane where the process step is avoided is provided. ...


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Scott G Safar, Charles M Galitz, Stephen L Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Larry L McDowell: Structure and method for handling magnetic particles in biological assays. Abbott Laboratories, McDermott Will & Emery, May 18, 2010: US07718072 (22 worldwide citation)

Magnetic handling structure (1a) comprising a retractable magnet (4) and a probe (3) for the manipulation of magnetic particles in biological samples and methods of handling magnetic particles in biological samples.


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David C Arnquist, Grady Barnes III, Richard D Button, Chadwick M Dunn, Richard C East Jr, Patrick P Fritchie, Charles M Galitz, Gregory E Gardner, Cass J Grandone, Robert C Gray, James T Holen, Robert P Luoma II, Jimmy D McCoy, James E Mitchell, Adrian John Murray, David W Murray, Jack F Ramsey, Neal T Sleszynski, Julius J Toth: Structure for determination of item of interest in a sample. Abbott Laboratories, David L Weinstein, May 13, 2003: US06562298 (13 worldwide citation)

The embodiments disclosed relate to determination of an item of interest in a sample. One embodiment relates to a structure which comprises a process path. The process path comprises a process lane including a process step performance lane where a process step is performed, and a process step avoida ...


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Scott G Safar, Charles M Galitz, Stephen L Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Larry L McDowell: Structure and method for handling magnetic particles in biological assays. Abbott Laboratories, McDermott Will & Emery, July 3, 2012: US08211301 (5 worldwide citation)

Magnetic handling structure (1a) comprising a retractable magnet (4) and a probe (3) for the manipulation of magnetic particles in biological samples and methods of handling magnetic particles in biological samples.


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Scott G Safar, Stephen L Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Charles M Galitz, Julius J Toth, Ronald E Kukla, Michael G Lowery, Eric B Shain: Apparatus and method for handling fluids for analysis. Abbott Laboratories, David L Weinstein, October 19, 2010: US07815866 (2 worldwide citation)

A reaction vessel with a bottom drain opening supporting a selected unpressured head of fluid by the surface tension of the fluid. A device processing zone includes a support for spaced rows of reaction vessels, passages communicating with their drain openings of supported vessels, and a pressure so ...


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Scott G Safar, Charles M Galitz, Stephen L Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Larry L McDowell: Structure and method for handling magnetic particles in biological assays. Abbott Laboratory, McDermott Will & Emery, May 20, 2014: US08728311 (1 worldwide citation)

Magnetic handling structure comprising a retractable magnet and a probe for the manipulation of magnetic particles in biological samples and methods of handling magnetic particles in biological samples.