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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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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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Jack F Ramsey: Fluorescence polarization immunoassays for multiple analytes using sequential addition of tracers. Abbott Laboratories, Thomas M Breininger, April 27, 1993: US05206179 (17 worldwide citation)

A methodology is presented which relates in general to fluorescence polarization immunoassays (FPIA) and modifications of current processes wherein detection and quantification of several commonly abused or therapeutic drugs in a single biological fluid sample are determined utilizing manual or curr ...


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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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Ganesh Rajagopal, James W Whitt, GeDon G Berryman, Daniel H Lains, Brian L Ochranek, Gregory A Blackwell, Robert P Luoma II, Jack F Ramsey: Liquid waste management system. Abbott Laboratories, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, May 28, 2013: US08449839 (1 worldwide citation)

A system for removing liquid waste from an automated diagnostic instrument. The system comprises (a) an accumulator having at least one inlet for waste liquids and at least one outlet for waste liquids; (b) a vacuum sub-system connected to the accumulator, the vacuum sub-system comprising a vacuum p ...


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Ganesh Rajagopal, James W Whitt, GeDon G Berryman, Daniel H Lains, Brian L Ochranek, Gregory A Blackwell, Robert P Luoma, Jack F Ramsey: Liquid waste management system. Paul D Yasger, Abbott Laboratories, June 26, 2008: US20080154543-A1

A system for removing liquid waste from an automated diagnostic instrument. The system comprises (a) an accumulator having at least one inlet for waste liquids and at least one outlet for waste liquids; (b) a vacuum sub-system connected to the accumulator, said vacuum sub-system comprising a vacuum ...