1
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 ...


2
Scott G Safar, Charles M Galitz, Stephen L Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Larry L McDowell: Structure and method for handling magnetic particles in biological assays. Abbott Laboratories, McDermott Will & Emery, May 18, 2010: US07718072 (22 worldwide citation)

Magnetic handling structure (1a) comprising a retractable magnet (4) and a probe (3) for the manipulation of magnetic particles in biological samples and methods of handling magnetic particles in biological samples.


3
Kevin M Cloonan, Ted J Hanagan, Kirk M Kimler, Scott G Safar: Container. Abbott Laboraties, Mark C Bach, June 29, 1999: US05915583 (15 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of a container for holding an item are disclosed. In one embodiment, the container comprises an open end, a closed end and a shank connecting the open end with the closed end. A flange extends from the open end. The flange has a configuration which supports the container in an intended r ...


4
Scott G Safar, Charles M Galitz, Stephen L Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Larry L McDowell: Structure and method for handling magnetic particles in biological assays. Abbott Laboratories, McDermott Will & Emery, July 3, 2012: US08211301 (5 worldwide citation)

Magnetic handling structure (1a) comprising a retractable magnet (4) and a probe (3) for the manipulation of magnetic particles in biological samples and methods of handling magnetic particles in biological samples.


5
Chester Chomka, Ted Hanagan, Stacie Lynn Hoskins, Steven C Peake, Arthur D Rokusek, Scott G Safar, John Willmes: Fluid assembly and method for diagnostic instrument. Abbott Laboratories, Mark C Bach, May 16, 2000: US06063634 (4 worldwide citation)

A fluid assembly and a method are provided. In one embodiment, the fluid assembly is insertable into a container holding a first fluid to be supplied to a diagnostic instrument and comprises a first element, a second element, and a first conduit fluidly connected between the first element and the se ...


6
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 ...


7
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 ...


8
Scott G Safar, Charles M Galitz, Stephen L Herchenbach, Chadwick M Dunn, Larry L McDowell: Structure and method for handling magnetic particles in biological assays. Abbott Laboratory, McDermott Will & Emery, May 20, 2014: US08728311 (1 worldwide citation)

Magnetic handling structure comprising a retractable magnet and a probe for the manipulation of magnetic particles in biological samples and methods of handling magnetic particles in biological samples.


9
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 ...


10