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Fanning Mark Joseph, Gayral Jean Pierre Bernard, Karl Clifford W, Williams Daniel Ray, Limon Bernard Jean Marie, Anthon Eric William, Meyer Donald, Bishop James Clement, Morris Roger James, Drager Craig, Robinson Ron, Burchard Thomas H, Seaton William Ernest, Chastain David, Shine David, Guerrera Stephen, Springer Paul, Porat David, Moore Andrew, Gerst Joanne T, Rousmaniere Arthur, Ryall Richard James, Zeigler Andrew, O& 039, Bear Raymond E, Smith Kent C, Flender Gregg: Automatic sample testing machine. Bio Merieux Vitek, October 22, 1997: EP0802413-A2 (17 worldwide citation)

An automatic sample testing machine for testing samples stored in test cards. The machine has a test sample positioning system for moving a tray containing a plurality of test sample cards and fluid receptacles among various stations in the machine. The machine has a diluting station for adding a pr ...


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Fanning Mark Joseph, Gayral Jean Pierre Bernard, Kurifuoodo Daburiyuu Kaaru, Limon Bernard Jean Marie, Meyer Donald, Morris Roger James, Ron Robinsun, Seaton William Ernest, Shine David, Springer Paul, Williams Daniel Ray, Anthon Erik William, Bishop James Clement, Drager Craig, Burchard Thomas H, Chastain David, Guerrera Stephen, Porat David, Moore Andrew, Rousmaniere Arthur, Ryall Richard James, Zeigler Andrew, O Bear Raymond E, Smith Kent C, Flender Gregg, Gerst Joanne T: Lamination arrangement device for cards. Biomerieux Vitek, June 27, 2003: JP2003-177135 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a lamination arrangement device for cards for integrating several functions of treatment of a biological sample with a test sample card and optical reading, into a single automatic sample treating/reading machine.SOLUTION: This released lamination arrangement device ...


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Fanning Mark Joseph, Gayral Jean Pierre Bernard, Kurifuoodo Daburiyuu Kaaru, Limon Bernard Jean Marie, Meyer Donald, Morris Roger James, Ron Robinsun, Seaton William Ernest, Shine David, Springer Paul, Williams Daniel Ray, Anthon Erik William, Bishop James Clement, Drager Craig, Burchard Thomas H, Chastain David, Guerrera Stephen, Porat David, Moore Andrew, Rousmaniere Arthur, Ryall Richard James, Zeigler Andrew, O Bear Raymond E, Smith Kent C, Flender Gregg, Gerst Joanne T: Fluid automatic distribution system. Biomerieux Vitek, September 6, 2007: JP2007-225620

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide automatic rotation system for distributing controlled volume fluid in a vessel.SOLUTION: The system consists of: a guide tube, comprising a source of fluid, a front end, hollow body and fluid port inside the hollow body; a conduit tube for leading fluid from the flui ...


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Fanning Mark Joseph, Gayral Jean Pierre Bernard, Kurifuoodo Daburiyuu Kaaru, Limon Bernard Jean Marie, Meyer Donald, Morris Roger James, Ron Robinsun, Seaton William Ernest, Shine David, Springer Paul, Williams Daniel Ray, Anthon Erik William, Bishop James Clement, Drager Craig, Burchard Thomas H, Chastain David, Guerrera Stephen, Porat David, Moore Andrew, Rousmaniere Arthur, Ryall Richard James, Zeigler Andrew, O Bear Raymond E, Smith Kent C, Flender Gregg, Gerst Joanne T: Sample card transport apparatus and method. Biomerieux Vitek, November 22, 2007: JP2007-304113

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To automate steps for performing optical analysis after incubation without human intervention.SOLUTION: The sample card transport apparatus for automatically moving, in a sample testing machine including an incubation station for storing and incubating a sample card having one ...