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Glen A Carey, Michael L Malek: Incubation chamber. Ciba Corning Diagnostics, Judith Roesler, Charles Gagneblin III, Robert Blackburn, February 4, 1997: US05599501 (203 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for transportation and processing of multiple protocol assays within an automated immunoassay analyzer instrument. The apparatus includes a cuvette ring movably coupled to a magnet ring. In one embodiment, the magnet ring and cuvette ring are provided having circular shapes. A t ...


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Arthur L Babson, Thomas Palmieri, Anthony P Montalbano, Chris P Montalbano, Greg A Montalbano, Eric C Fleischer: Automated immunoassay analyzer. DPC Cirrus, Whitham Curtis & Whitham, March 23, 1999: US05885530 (176 worldwide citation)

An improved automated immunoassay analyzer including a high throughput automated immunoassay system which can perform high volume testing on a broad range of analytes while selecting from among a diverse set of immunoassays for any given sample. The immunoanalyzer has the capacity to perform a wide ...


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Arthur L Babson, Arthur F Ross, Douglas R Olson, Gershon Giter, Victor R Huebner: Automated immunoassay analyzer with pictorial display of assay information. Cirrus Diagnostics, Whitham & Marhoefer, May 31, 1994: US05316726 (141 worldwide citation)

An automated immunoassay analyzer includes a computer controlled instrument (10) and display (16). The display (16) provides a real-time presentation of all operations being performed within the instrument (10). A large number of samples can be loaded into the instrument (10), and the order of testi ...


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Arthur L Babson, Thomas Palmieri, Anthony P Montalbano, Chris P Montalbano, Greg A Montalbano, Eric C Fleischer: Automated immunoassay analyzer. DPC Cirrus, Whitham Curtis & Whitham, March 23, 1999: US05885529 (134 worldwide citation)

An improved automated immunoassay analyzer including a high throughput automated immunoassay system which can perform high volume testing on a broad range of analytes while selecting from among a diverse set of immunoassays for any given sample. The immunoanalyzer has the capacity to perform a wide ...


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Glen A Carey, Michael L Malek: Incubation chamber. Chiron Diagnostics Corporation, Arthur S Morgenstern, Charles L Gagnebin III, Robert P Blackburn, October 27, 1998: US05827478 (64 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for transportation and processing of multiple protocol assays within an automated immunoassay analyzer instrument. The apparatus includes a cuvette ring movably coupled to a magnet ring. In one embodiment, the magnet ring and cuvette ring are provided having circular shapes. A t ...


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William T Tyberg, John W Jones: Capacitive level sensing pipette probe. DPC Cirrus, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, July 15, 1997: US05648727 (39 worldwide citation)

A capacitive fluid level sensing pipette probe adapted to be used in an automated random access immunoassay analyzer is provided. The pipette probe comprises an elongated shaft having a conductive tip. An integrated circuit chip containing capacitive sensing circuitry is positioned on the pipette pr ...


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Carey Glen A, Malek Michael L: Incubation chamber in automated immunoassay analyser. Ciba Corning Diagnostics, May 15, 1996: EP0712000-A2 (18 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for transportation and processing of multiple protocol assays within an automated immunoassay analyzer instrument (10). The apparatus includes a cuvette ring (32) movably coupled to a magnet ring (30). In one embodiment, the magnet ring (30) and cuvette ring (32) are provided ha ...


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Ilya Malyarov, Thomas Palmieri: Rotary luminometer. Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, May 31, 2011: US07951329 (5 worldwide citation)

A rotary luminometer subsystem presents test vessels to a detection mechanism to be read as part of the automated immunoassay analyzer system. The rotary luminometer provides a read station separate from that of the transportation element of the luminometer. Within the read station, a housing and sh ...


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Diby Kouakou, Baker Lawrence A, Freeman James V, Banta Judith, Mallon Paula: Control bracketing and results hold for immunoanalyzer. Bayer Healthcare, Diby Kouakou, Baker Lawrence A, Freeman James V, Banta Judith, Mallon Paula, KLAWITTER Andrew L, October 28, 2004: WO/2004/092706 (1 worldwide citation)

An automated immunoassay analyzer, or assay system, provides for frequent testing of control samples to verify that before and after a series of tests of patients' samples, the operation of the test equipment is accurate, thereby ensuring that the results of the series of patient tests are accurate. ...


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Lou Sheng C, Chau Kurt H, Konrath John G: Methods of performing ultra-sensitive immunoassays. Abbott Laboratories, Lou Sheng C, Chau Kurt H, Konrath John G, ZINKL Gregory, April 30, 2009: WO/2009/055442 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for improving the sensitivity of an immunoassay by a factor of at least 10 to about 25, and perhaps greater. Furthermore, in addition to increasing the sensitivity of the assay, the method of this invention also improves assay specificity. In order to match or improve upon sensitivity of 0. ...