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Chadwick M Dunn, Cass J Grandone, Stephen L Herchenbach, Robert J Nelson, James T Tyranski, Gary L Zuck: Carousel for assay specimen carrier. Abbott Laboratories, Richard D Schmidt, June 28, 1994: US05324481 (123 worldwide citation)

An assay carrier for carrying and positioning a plurality of reaction cells each carrying a single assay, and for carrying and positioning a plurality of reagent packs, for use in selectively performing any one of a plurality of immunoassays on each of the plurality of cells in the carrier.


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Specimen carrier. Board of Regents University of Nebraska, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, May 23, 1995: US05417922 (88 worldwide citation)

A specimen carrier for transporting conventional specimen tubes throughout an automatic laboratory conveyance system includes a generally rectilinear carrier body with a forward face having an identification zone delimited thereon. An identification code is marked in the identification zone so as to ...


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Ted W Britton, Valentin Quesada, Craig Veiner: Specimen carrier for automated transport system and method and apparatus for identifying same. Coulter International, Warren W Kurz, Mitchell E Alter, February 5, 2002: US06343690 (69 worldwide citation)

A specimen carrier comprises a unitary structure for receiving and retaining a specimen container in an upright orientation. Such unitary structure is defined by a pedestal having upper and lower platforms connected by a stem. Extending upwardly from the upper platform is a plurality of rigid member ...


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Roulette Robert E, Salwen Martin J: Specimen carrier. MMBI, King K L, October 28, 1975: US3916157 (63 worldwide citation)

The specification describes a carrier for test tubes or other containers that will keep the specimen together with its identification from the time the specimen is taken until the final results are obtained. The carrier is adapted to be handled automatically in conjunction with an analytic instrumen ...


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Rodney S Markin, Eldon L Tackett, Stephen J Hoskinson: Automated laboratory conveyor system. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, October 4, 1994: US05351801 (49 worldwide citation)

An automated laboratory conveyor system includes a conveyor track arranged in a closed loop to continuously transport a specimen carrier having a laboratory specimen therein. A receiving station marks an individual specimen carrier to identify the carrier with a particular specimen. The receiving st ...


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Rodney S Markin: Specimen carrier. Board of Regents Univ of Nebraska, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, June 27, 1995: US05427743 (44 worldwide citation)

A specimen carrier is designed for transporting specimen tubes throughout an automatic laboratory conveyance system. The specimen carrier includes a generally rectilinear carrier body with a forward face having an identification zone delimited thereon. An identification code is marked in the identif ...


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Paul E Bacchi, Manuel J Robalino: Specimen carrier holder and method of operating it. Kensington Laboratories, Stoel Rives, July 23, 1996: US05538385 (32 worldwide citation)

A tiltable specimen holder (48) in an apparatus (46) for performing an automated operation on a selected one of multiple specimens (12) contained in a specimen carrier (10) has a receiving member (60) that, when oriented in a load position (48C; FIG. 10), receives the carrier from, or presents the c ...


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Rodney S Markin, Michael R Newcomb: Specimen carrier. Lab Interlink, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, December 31, 1996: US05589137 (30 worldwide citation)

A specimen carrier is designed for transporting specimen tubes throughout an automatic laboratory conveyance system. The specimen carrier includes a generally rectilinear carrier body with a forward face having an identification zone delimited thereon. An identification code is marked in the identif ...


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Rodney S Markin: Method for automatic testing of laboratory specimens. Board of Regents Univ of NE Lincoln, Mark D Frederiksen, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, March 25, 1997: US05614415 (25 worldwide citation)

The method for automatic testing of a laboratory specimen of the present invention includes the initial step of obtaining a specimen to be tested and placing the specimen in a specimen container. Information regarding the specimen and any tests to be conducted thereon is entered into a computerized ...


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William E Neeley, Andrena C Neeley: Capillary tube carrier with putty-filled cap. William W Jones, July 21, 1992: US05131404 (24 worldwide citation)

Blood samples are drawn from patients in capillary tubes from skin sticks. When drawn, the capillary tubes for individual patients are placed in a single larger specimen carrier tube which can then be labeled with a specialized specimen label printed at bedside, or elsewhere, when the samples are dr ...