Edwin M Marker, Paul F Thacker, Peter K Knopfhart: Sample ring for clinical analyzer network. Abbott Laboratories, Roberta L Hastreiter, August 8, 1989: US04855110 (101 worldwide citation)

A sample containment apparatus for use in an automated analyzer network is disclosed. The sample containment apparatus comprises a ring and a plurality of sample containers attached or mounted thereto. Each sample container has the capacity to contain an aliquot of sample sufficient for an entire ba ...