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Peter Zaun, Stanley R Bouma, Julian Gordon, John J Kotlarik: Apparatus and method for amplifying and detecting target nucleic acids. Abbott Laboratories, Thomas D Brainard, May 16, 1995: US05415839 (235 worldwide citation)

Methods, devices, apparatus and kits for amplifying and detecting nucleic acid are provided. The apparatus is a two-tier thermal cycling device that operates in conjunction with a reaction/detection unit. A sample is loaded into a reaction chamber of the device which is then mated with a detection c ...


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John P Grace, Neil W Loomis, Thomas G Schapira, Sie Ting Wong, Kristin M Noonan, Michael G Lowery, Pete M Bojan, Daniel P Schmidt, Tung Ming Huang, Robert G Hiltibran, Mark R Pope, John J Kotlarik, Brian Joseph Tarkowski, David Dean Cunningham: Apparatus and method for the collection of interstitial fluids. Abbott Laboratories, David L Weinstein, September 7, 2004: US06786874 (147 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves apparatus and methods for use in collecting bodily fluids, such as interstitial fluids, from the epidermal layer of an animal. A preferred apparatus includes a pressure head and, optionally, a holder therefor for supplying a positive pressure to the head. The methods i ...


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Herbert S Chow, John J Kotlarik, Mieczyslaw Wroblewski, Thomas J Wilson, Jimmy D McCoy: Liquid level sensing method and device. Abbott Laboratories, Richard D Schmidt, January 4, 1994: US05275951 (68 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided which includes a reaction cartridge having a plurality of reaction wells having different reagents disposed thereon, at least one well adapted to receive a sample, a well containing particles adapted to bind to the sample and which have the capability of being separated from ...


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Peter Zaun, Stanley R Bouma, Julian Gordon, John J Kotlarik, Natalie A Solomon: Apparatus and method for transfer of a fluid sample. Abbott Laboratories, Paul D Yasger, May 30, 2000: US06068978 (66 worldwide citation)

Methods, devices, apparatus and kits for amplifying and detecting nucleic acid are provided. The apparatus is a one or two-tier thermal cycling device that operates in conjunction with a reaction/detection unit. A sample is loaded into a reaction chamber of the device which is then mated with a dete ...


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James H Lipscomb, Larry Jurik, Bernard Katz, Michael J Keating, Stone Klengler, John J Kotlarik, Mieczyslaw Wroblewski: Fluid transfer system. Gen Probe Incorporated, Charles B Cappellari Esq, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck P C, December 16, 2003: US06663353 (49 worldwide citation)

A sensor for detecting contact of a fluid delivery probe with a fluid surface and for detecting fluid flow through the probe includes a first electrode disposed along a fluid flow path of the probe upstream from a distal tip of the probe and a second electrode longitudinally spaced and electrically ...


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John P Grace, Neil W Loomis, Thomas G Schapira, Sie Ting Wong, Kristin M Noonan, Michael G Lowery, Pete M Bojan, Daniel P Schmidt, Tung Ming Huang, Robert G Hiltibran, Mark R Pope, John J Kotlarik, Brian Joseph Tarkowski, David Dean Cunningham: Apparatus and method for the collection of interstitial fluids. Abbott Laboratories, David L Weinstein, October 22, 2002: US06468229 (14 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves apparatus and methods for use in collecting bodily fluids, such as interstitial fluids, from the epidermal layer of an animal. A preferred apparatus includes a pressure head and, optionally, a holder therefor for supplying a positive pressure to the head. The methods i ...


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James H Lipscomb, Larry Jurik, Bernard Katz, Michael J Keating, Stone Klengler, John J Kotlarik, Mieczyslaw Wroblewski: Method of detecting fluid flow through a conduit. Gen Probe, Charles B Cappellari, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck P C, August 5, 2003: US06604054 (9 worldwide citation)

A sensor for detecting contact of a fluid delivery probe with a fluid surface and for detecting fluid flow through the probe includes a first electrode disposed along a fluid flow path of the probe upstream from a distal tip of the probe and a second electrode longitudinally spaced and electrically ...


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James H Lipscomb, Anna Jurik, Bernard Katz, Michael J Keating, Stone Klengler, John J Kotlarik, Mieczyslaw Wroblewski: Fluid dispense verification system. Gen Probe Incorporated, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck P C, Charles B Cappellari Esq, February 8, 2005: US06851453 (8 worldwide citation)

A sensor for detecting contact of a fluid delivery probe with a fluid surface and for detecting fluid flow through the probe includes a first electrode disposed along a fluid flow path of the probe upstream from a distal tip of the probe and a second electrode longitudinally spaced and electrically ...


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James H Lipscomb, Anna Jurik, Bernard Katz, Michael J Keating, Stone Klengler, John J Kotlarik, Mieczyslaw Wroblewski: Method of detecting a fluid surface. Gen Probe Incorporated, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck PC, Charles B Cappellari Esq, July 5, 2005: US06914555 (7 worldwide citation)

A sensor for detecting contact of a fluid delivery probe with a fluid surface and for detecting fluid flow through the probe includes a first electrode disposed along a fluid flow path of the probe upstream from a distal tip of the probe and a second electrode longitudinally spaced and electrically ...


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James H Lipscomb, Larry Jurik, Bernard Katz, Michael J Keating, Stone Klengler, John J Kotlarik, Mieczyslaw Wroblewski: Method of detecting fluid flow through a conduit. Gen Probe Incorporated, Charles B Cappellari Esq, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck P C, December 9, 2003: US06658946 (7 worldwide citation)

A sensor for detecting contact of a fluid delivery probe with a fluid surface and for detecting fluid flow through the probe includes a first electrode disposed along a fluid flow path of the probe upstream from a distal tip of the probe and a second electrode longitudinally spaced and electrically ...