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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Specimen carrier. Board of Regents University of Nebraska, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, May 23, 1995: US05417922 (88 worldwide citation)

A specimen carrier for transporting conventional specimen tubes throughout an automatic laboratory conveyance system includes a generally rectilinear carrier body with a forward face having an identification zone delimited thereon. An identification code is marked in the identification zone so as to ...


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John F Boje, Samuel R Brown, Rodney S Markin: Automated laboratory specimen organizer and storage unit. Lab Interlink, Mark D Frederiksen, Koley Jessen P C A Liability Organization, May 30, 2000: US06068437 (70 worldwide citation)

A laboratory organizer unit includes an enclosed housing with a storage area containing a plurality of racks for storing specimen containers, the racks movable throughout the storage area to permit access to all of the racks from an opening in the upper end of the storage area. A robotic transfer ap ...


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Rodney S Markin: Method for automatic testing of laboratory specimens. Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska, Mark D Frederiksen, Koley Jessen Daubman & Rupiper P C, November 16, 1999: US05985670 (60 worldwide citation)

A method for automatic testing of a laboratory specimen includes the initial step of obtaining a specimen to be tested and placing the specimen in a specimen container. The container is removably mounted in an independent carrier designed to carry an individual specimen through a laboratory to one o ...


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Automated laboratory conveyor system. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, October 4, 1994: US05351801 (49 worldwide citation)

An automated laboratory conveyor system includes a conveyor track arranged in a closed loop to continuously transport a specimen carrier having a laboratory specimen therein. A receiving station marks an individual specimen carrier to identify the carrier with a particular specimen. The receiving st ...


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Rodney S Markin: Specimen carrier. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, June 27, 1995: US05427743 (44 worldwide citation)

A specimen carrier is designed for transporting specimen tubes throughout an automatic laboratory conveyance system. The specimen carrier includes a generally rectilinear carrier body with a forward face having an identification zone delimited thereon. An identification code is marked in the identif ...


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Rodney S Markin, Michael R Newcomb: Specimen carrier. Lab Interlink, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, December 31, 1996: US05589137 (30 worldwide citation)

A specimen carrier is designed for transporting specimen tubes throughout an automatic laboratory conveyance system. The specimen carrier includes a generally rectilinear carrier body with a forward face having an identification zone delimited thereon. An identification code is marked in the identif ...


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Rodney S Markin: Method for automatic testing of laboratory specimens. Board of Regents Univ of NE Lincoln, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, March 25, 1997: US05614415 (25 worldwide citation)

The method for automatic testing of a laboratory specimen of the present invention includes the initial step of obtaining a specimen to be tested and placing the specimen in a specimen container. Information regarding the specimen and any tests to be conducted thereon is entered into a computerized ...


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Restraining apparatus for a conveyor system. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, November 22, 1994: US05366062 (19 worldwide citation)

An automated laboratory conveyor system includes a conveyor track arranged in a closed loop to continuously transport a specimen carrier having a laboratory specimen therein. A restraining apparatus is operably mounted on the track to restrain movement of the specimen carrier at predetermined locati ...


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Specimen carrier transfer apparatus for a conveyor system. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, December 6, 1994: US05370215 (18 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for transferring a laboratory specimen carrier onto and off of a conveyor track includes a conveyor track with a moving transport surface and a support frame mounted adjacent the track. A cylinder with an extendable plunger is operably mounted on the support frame and located such that ...


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Central control apparatus for an automated laboratory conveyor system. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, June 25, 1996: US05529166 (16 worldwide citation)

A central control apparatus for an automated laboratory conveyor system includes a conveyor track arranged in a closed loop to continuously transport a specimen carrier having a laboratory specimen therein. A receiving station is provided along the track which is connected to a laboratory informatio ...