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Wing S Pang, Mark Gross, Hendra Tanumihardja, Ruediger F Rauskolb, G Andrea Pedrazzini, Santiago F Allen: Automated sample processing system including automatic centrifuge device. Beckman Coulter, William H May, Margaret A Sheldon & Mak Kivinski, May 9, 2000: US06060022 (185 worldwide citation)

A system for a clinical lab that is capable of automatically processing, including sorting, of multiple specimen containers. The system comprises a central controller, a workstation, one or more analyzers, and an automated centrifuge. The workstation has automatic detectors for detecting the presenc ...


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Taku Sakazume, Hiroshi Mitsumaki: Sample processing system. Hitachi, Mattingly Stanger & Malur P C, September 3, 2002: US06444171 (82 worldwide citation)

Waiting areas for allowing a plurality of sample racks to stop and wait are provided on by-pass line in each analysis unit. Sample racks introduced from ordinary sample inlet section or emergency sample inlet section, after waiting in the waiting area, are subjected to sample pipette operation by sa ...


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Samuel A Marquiss, Christopher G Cesar, Jon F Petersen, David P Stumbo, Amer El Hage, Glenn R Edwards, Douglas N Modlin, Lev J Leytes, Samuel Burd: Integrated sample-processing system. LJL Biosystems, Kolisch Hartwell P C, June 7, 2005: US06902703 (69 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an integrated sample-processing system and components thereof for preparing and/or analyzing samples. The components may include a transport module, a fluidics module, and an analysis module, among others.


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James L Hunter, Andrew S Nickerson, Lyndon J Schroeder, Ronald D Rushing, C Fred Hood: Automated high-throughput seed sample processing system and method. Pioneer Hi bred International, Pioneer Hi Bred International, March 16, 2004: US06706989 (64 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for processing seed or seed samples includes an autonomous sorter which sorts seed by pre-programmed criteria. Optional features can include a counter to autonomously ensure the correct number of seeds to a seed package, a cleaning device, a sheller, and a label applicator. A ...


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Gordon Feingold, Marc Key, Rosanne Welcher, John Favuzzi: Information notification sample processing system and methods of biological slide processing. Dako Denmark, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, July 15, 2008: US07400983 (60 worldwide citation)

A sample processing system (101) that may be automated and methods are disclosed where samples) (198) are arranged on a carrier element (197) and a process operation control system (171) automatically processes the samples) perhaps robotically with an operationally-influential exteriorly-consequenti ...


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Robert C Riggs: Automated blood sample processing system. Head Johnson & Kachigian, September 29, 1998: US05814276 (60 worldwide citation)

An automated blood sample processing system having a primary test tube loader in which primary test tubes having blood samples are placed, a conveyor system for moving test tubes in selectable routes, a centrifuge, a secondary test tube loading area in which empty secondary test tubes are loaded for ...


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Wing S Pang, Mark Gross, Hendra Tanumihardja, Ruediger F Rauskolb, G Andrea Pedrazzini, Santiago F Allen: Automated sample processing system. Beckman Coulter, Hogan & Hartson, November 28, 2006: US07141213 (52 worldwide citation)

A system for a clinical lab that is capable of automatically processing, including sorting, of multiple specimen containers. The system comprises a central controller, a workstation, one or more analyzers, and an automated centrifuge. The workstation has automatic detectors for detecting the presenc ...


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Feingold Gordon, Key Marc: Isolated communication sample processing system and methods of biological slide processing. Dakocytomation Denmark, Feingold Gordon, Key Marc, SANTANGELO Luke, July 15, 2004: WO/2004/059288 (39 worldwide citation)

A sample processing system (101) that may be automated and methods are disclosed where a number of sample processing systems (101), such as stainer, may be connected to a number of separate full function computers (181) through a stainer network (183) that may be isolated from other communication tr ...


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Samuel A Marquiss, Christopher G Cesar, Jon F Petersen, David P Stumbo, Amer El Hage, Glenn R Edwards, Douglas N Modlin, Ley J Leytes, Samuel Burd: Integrated sample-processing system. LJL BioSystems, Kolisch Hartwell P C, January 4, 2005: US06838051 (34 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an integrated sample-processing system and components thereof for preparing and/or analyzing samples. The components may include a transport module, a fluidics module, and an analysis module, among others.


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TATSUTANI HIROO: Sample processing system and method of processing sample, Probenverarbeitungssystem und Verfahren zur Probenverarbeitung, Système de traitement déchantillons et procédé de traitement déchantillons. SYSMEX, May 2, 2012: EP2447701-A2 (28 worldwide citation)

A sample processing system comprising: a transporting device that transports a sample a plurality of sample processing devices that are arranged along a transport path for the sample transported by the transporting device and configured to process the sample transported by the transporting device ba ...