Method and device for accelerated treatment of thin sample on surface

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PATENT NO 5023187
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07168173

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A thin sample on a surface such as a tissue specimen on a microscope slide is exposed to treatment liquid such as a stain, antibody of nucleic acid probe. The treatment is accelerated by exposing the treatment liquid on the surface to infrared radiation. A device is disclosed for placing such slides into a treatment chamber, for example as a plurality of slide pairs held vertically, with treatment liquid held in capillary gaps between each slide pair. An infrared radiation source provides radiation into the treatment chamber to accelerate the treatment of samples on such slide (on one or both surfaces facing each capillary gap) by the treatment liquid.

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VENTANA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.TUCSON, AZ188

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brigati, David J Edmond, OK 9 499
Cuomo, Carlo Verona, PA 2 141
Koebler, Douglas J Irwin, PA 15 438

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