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Mark C Bach, Daniel Bay, Michael K Carter, John M Clemens, Daniel G Dahlke, Charles M Galitz, Robert C Gray, Folim Halaka, Steve Herchenbach, Ronald E Kukla, Curtis J Pepe, Mark Pierce, Scott G Safar, Julius Toth, Gary Zuck: Structure and method for performing a determination of an item of interest in a sample. Abbott Laboratories, Paul D Asger, David J Schodin, July 2, 2002: US06413780 (39 worldwide citation)

A method of performing a determination of an item of interest in a sample using a single structure is disclosed. A sample is provided accessible to the single structure. A first container for processing the sample is placed in a first process path on the single structure. The sample is transferred t ...


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Scott G Safar, Stephen L Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Charles M Galitz, Julius J Toth, Ronald E Kukla, Michael G Lowery, Eric B Shain: Apparatus and method for handling fluids for analysis. Abbott Laboratories, David L Weinstein, October 19, 2010: US07815866 (2 worldwide citation)

A reaction vessel with a bottom drain opening supporting a selected unpressured head of fluid by the surface tension of the fluid. A device processing zone includes a support for spaced rows of reaction vessels, passages communicating with their drain openings of supported vessels, and a pressure so ...


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Folim G Halaka, Ronald E Kukla, Scott G Safar: Liquid level sensor. Abbott Laboratories, David L Weinstein, October 19, 2010: US07814788 (2 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for determining the level of liquid in a container in an analytical instrument, typically an automated analytical instrument in a laboratory. The apparatus comprises: (a) an electrically conductive support; (b) an electrically conductive platform rising up from said electrica ...


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Scott Safar, Stephen Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Charles Michael Galitz, Julius J Toth, Ronald E Kukla, Michael G Lowery, Eric B Shain: Apparatus and method for handling fluids for analysis. Abbott Laboratories, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, April 2, 2013: US08409528 (1 worldwide citation)

A reaction vessel with a bottom drain opening supporting a selected unpressured head of fluid by the surface tension of the fluid. A device processing zone includes a support for spaced rows of reaction vessels, passages communicating with their drain openings of supported vessels, and a pressure so ...


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John D Tomisek, Robert W Jaekel, Ronald E Kukla, Russell L Sage, Shahin Iqbal: Method and apparatus for detecting microscope slide coverslips. Abbott Laboratories, McDermott Will & Emery, July 3, 2012: US08213001 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus of the present invention determines whether zero, one, or a plurality of microscope slide coverslips are about to be applied to a microscope slide. Light, such as ultraviolet light, may be directed toward a coverslip testing region, in which a number of coverslips reside. The ...


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Mark C Bach, Daniel Bay, Michael K Carter, John M Clemens, Daniel G Dahlke, Charles M Galitz, Robert C Gray, Folim Halaka, Steve Herchenbach, Ronald E Kukla, Curtis J Pepe, Mark Pierce, Scott G Safar, Julius Toth, Gary Zuck: Structure and method for performing a determination of an item of interest in a sample. Steven F Weinstock, Abbott Laboratories, September 12, 2002: US20020127727-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of performing a determination of an item of interest in a sample using a single structure is disclosed. A sample is provided accessible to the single structure. A first container for processing the sample is placed in a first process path on the single structure. The sample is transferred t ...


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Scott G Safar, Stephen L Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Charles M Galitz, Julius J Toth, Ronald E Kukla, Michael G Lowery, Eric B Shain: Apparatus and method for handling fluids for analysis. Abbott Laboratories, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, January 22, 2013: US08357543

A reaction vessel with a bottom drain opening supporting a selected unpressured head of fluid by the surface tension of the fluid. A device processing zone includes a support for spaced rows of reaction vessels, passages communicating with their drain openings of supported vessels, and a pressure so ...


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Scott Safar, Stephen Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Charles Michael Galitz, Julius J Toth, Ronald E Kukla, Michael G Lowery, Eric B Shain: Apparatus and method for handling fluids for analysis. Robert Deberardine, Abbott Laboratories, March 3, 2005: US20050047963-A1

A reaction vessel with a bottom drain opening supporting a selected unpressured head of fluid by the surface tension of the fluid. A device processing zone includes a support for spaced rows of reaction vessels, passages communicating with their drain openings of supported vessels, and a pressure so ...


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Gerard J Gundling, Ronald E Kukla, Scott G Safar: A method of reducing contamination in an essay vessel. Abbott Laboratories, Dept 377 Ap6d 2, January 31, 2002: US20020012916-A1

Embodiments described herein provide methods of processing a sample containing at least one biological element. In one method, a first conductor and a second conductor are introduced into or located adjacent the sample. A voltage is applied between the first conductor and the second conductor. The v ...


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Folim G Halaka, Ronald E Kukla, Scott G Safar: Liquid level sensor. Robert Deberardine, Abbott Laboratories, April 24, 2008: US20080092646-A1

An apparatus and method for determining the level of liquid in a container in an analytical instrument, typically an automated analytical instrument in a laboratory. The apparatus comprises: (a) an electrically conductive support; (b) an electrically conductive platform rising up from said electrica ...