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Peter J Zanzucchi, Satyam C Cherukuri, Sterling E McBride: Partitioned microelectronic and fluidic device array for clinical diagnostics and chemical synthesis. David Sarnoff Research Center, William J Burke, December 17, 1996: US05585069 (487 worldwide citation)

A system for processing a plurality of tests or syntheses in parallel comprising a sample channel for moving samples into a microlaboratory array of a plurality of wells connected by one or more channels for the testing or synthesis of samples, a station for housing the array and an optical system c ...


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Roger Phillips, Geoffery McGarraugh, Franklin A Jurik, Raymond D Underwood: Minimum procedure system for the determination of analytes. LifeScan, Paul A Coletti, January 12, 1993: US05179005 (252 worldwide citation)

A method for determining the presence of an analyte in a fluid is described along with various components of an apparatus specifically designed to carry out the method. The method involves taking a reflectance reading from one surface of an inert porous matrix impregnated with a reagent that will in ...


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Nobuhiko Tsuji, Keijiroh Nakamura, Koichi Endoh, Toshiyoshi Hamada, Keiichi Ishida: Blood sugar analyzing apparatus. Fuji Electric, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, October 4, 1983: US04407959 (251 worldwide citation)

A blood sugar analyzer system for measuring the blood sugar concentration level in a blood specimen is provided. A sensor having a fixed enzyme membrane and a measuring electrode generates a reaction current proportional to the blood sugar level of the specimen, and a sampling mechanism samples the ...


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Thomas Tiffany, Bruce Weyrauch, Phillip Thayer: Method and apparatus for conducting multiple chemical assays. Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin, April 16, 1996: US05508200 (241 worldwide citation)

A system for high performance automated chemical analysis includes a video camera photometer with a computer-controlled interference filter wheel. A fluidics system delivers ultramicro sample and reagent volumes in the 0.05 to 5.0 microliter range to a supporting analytical media. The media is preci ...


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Norman F Sheppard Jr, Alec Mian, Gregory Kellogg, Stephen G Kieffer Higgins, Bruce L Carvalho: Affinity binding-based system for detecting particulates in a fluid. Gamera Bioscience, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, November 7, 2000: US06143247 (225 worldwide citation)

This invention provides methods an apparatus for detecting and quantifying particulate matter suspended in a fluid. Specifically, the invention provides an integrated, affinity-binding based, analytical system comprising a platform for performing an affinity-binding based assay for specifically bind ...


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Steven C Charlton, Larry D Johnson, Matthew K Musho, Joseph E Perry: Method and apparatus for calibrating a sensor element. Bayer Corporation, Jerome L Jeffers, January 5, 1999: US05856195 (220 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for calibrating a sensor for determination of analyte concentration. The meter includes a sensor for receiving a user sample to be measured and a processor for performing a predefined test sequence for measuring a predefined parameter value. A memory can be couple ...


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Ilpo Kauhaniemi, Pekka Heinonen, Harri Okkonen: Apparatus for taking samples. Nokia Mobile Phones, Perman & Green, December 12, 2000: US06159424 (208 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an apparatus (5) for handling measurement strips (1) needed for taking liquid samples, such as blood samples, the measurement strips having porous material for absorbing and analyzing a liquid sample. The apparatus (5), according to the invention, is formed of a store (6) of ...


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Keith S Margery, Robin A Felder, James C Boyd, J William Holman, John Savory: Interactive remote sample analysis system. Sheldon H Parker, April 25, 2000: US06055487 (202 worldwide citation)

An bi-directional, interactive multi-station medical specimen analysis system for simultaneously analyzing a medical specimen at remote locations and accessing, for evaluation, the results of each of the analyses at a central laboratory is disclosed. The system is networked to a server for storing d ...


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Nobuhiko Tsuji, Keijiroh Nakamura, Koichi Endoh, Toshiyoshi Hamada, Keiichi Ishida: System for controlling a printer in a blood sugar analyzer. Fuji Electric Company, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, November 20, 1984: US04483924 (197 worldwide citation)

A blood sugar analyzer has a reaction cell which houses a fixed enzyme membrane and measuring electrode and which receives a blood specimen, to cause a chemical reaction between the specimen and membrane for measuring the blood sugar concentration in the specimen on the basis of the reaction current ...


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Bruce Weyrauch, Norman Kelln, Thomas Tiffany, Robin Olson: Chemical analyzer. Schiapparelli Biosystems, Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin, May 24, 1994: US05314825 (184 worldwide citation)

The automatic chemical analyzer includes a turntable adapted to hold a plurality of disposable cuvettes. An optical system adjacent to the turntable can perform analytical absorbance or fluorescence tests on the contents of each cuvette as they are rotated on the turntable. A sample/reagent tray is ...