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Gary Hayter, Erwin S Budiman, Kenneth J Doniger, John C Mazza: Method and system for dynamically updating calibration parameters for an analyte sensor. Abbott Diabetes Care, Jackson & Co, November 17, 2009: US07618369 (316 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses including determining a calibration parameter associated with a detected analyte value, calibrating the analyte value based on the calibration parameter, and dynamically updating the calibration parameter are disclosed. Also provided are systems, kits, and computer program pr ...


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Gary Hayter, Kenneth J Doniger, Erwin S Budiman, Songbiao Zhang, John C Mazza: Method and system for providing calibration of an analyte sensor in an analyte monitoring system. Abbott Diabetes Care, Jackson & Co, January 26, 2010: US07653425 (115 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for providing calibration of analyte sensor including applying a control signal, detecting a measured response to the control signal, determining a variance in the detected measured response, and estimating a sensor sensitivity based on the variance in the detected measured resp ...


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John C Mazza, William A Stark, Richard A Scribner, Stephen L Frye, Kempton H Hardiman: Automated chemical analyzer with apparatus and method for conveying and temporary storage of sample tubes. Baxter Diagnostics, Mark J Buonaiuto, Paul C Flattery, September 27, 1994: US05350564 (84 worldwide citation)

An automated chemical analyzer includes an automated conveyor apparatus for receiving a variety of sizes of test tubes, cuvettes, and sample tubes in a standard carrier member receivable into the analyzer. The standard carrier members may be interlocked in ranks and placed side by side in file to re ...


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John C Mazza, William A Stark: System for providing access to sealed containers. Baxter International, Marjorie D Hunter, Michael Bucklo, August 28, 1990: US04951512 (68 worldwide citation)

An improved system (10) is provided for providing access to a sealed container (14) which temporarily provides an opening in the closures of the containers, and either removes contents, senses properties of the contents, or dispenses material into the container. In one embodiment, this system includ ...


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John C Mazza, Robert R Thompson, John C Mazza: Clinical analysis methods and systems. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Marjorie D Hunter, Paul C Flattery, Susan B Fentress, March 28, 1989: US04815978 (55 worldwide citation)

An improved and unique mixing technique particularly useful as part of the process for the clinical analysis of liquid biological samples is described. The sample is placed in a cuvette along with a reagent and a diluent. The top (opening) of the cuvette is squeezed (reduced in size) and an air jet ...


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Geoffrey V McGarraugh, Benjamin J Feldman, Thomas A Peyser, John C Mazza, Timothy T Goodnow, Kerstin Rebrin: Analyte monitoring system and method. Abbott Diabetes Care, Jackson & Co, April 5, 2011: US07920907 (48 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for monitoring an analyte are provided. Embodiments include continuous analyte sensors having a high degree of accuracy.


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John C Mazza: Diluent carryover control. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Marjorie D Hunter, Susan Fentress, Paul C Flattery, October 3, 1989: US04871682 (35 worldwide citation)

An air knife is positioned to direct a stream or blast of air across the tip of a sample probe as it is withdrawn from a cuvette containing a reagent, diluent, and patient sample solution. After the probe is flushed with diluent, the air knife drives any droplets of diluent fluid off the probe tip i ...


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Michael D Huber, Stephen L Frye, John C Mazza: Method and apparatus for the stepwise movement of items. Baxter Diagnostics, Mark J Buonaiuto, Paul C Flattery, October 4, 1994: US05352612 (27 worldwide citation)

A sample analyzer for analyzing the characteristics of a plurality of samples. The analyzer includes a movable sample support for holding samples arranged in a first plurality of holders in a sequence for movement in a first direction. An indexing drive for the sample support advances the sample sup ...