Adaptive scheduling system and method for operating a biological sample analyzer with variable interval periods

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5576215
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07709723

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An improved biological sample analyzer, and a method and system for operation thereof, wherein instrument systems used to perform assays of the biological samples loaded into the analyzer are operated in accordance with a schedule developed by a scheduler routine. The scheduler routine determines interval periods between operations performed by the analyzer instrument systems on each biological sample as a function of an entered load list unless a fixed interval period between the operations is required and schedules instrument system operations and the determined interval periods. The biological system analyzer performs assays of the biological samples by operating the analyzer instrument systems in accordance with the developed schedule.

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ABBOTT LABORATORIESABBOTT PARK, IL, US949

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Burns, Kathleen L Hawthorne Woods, IL 1 72
Douglas, Jeanine T Gurnee, IL 2 124
Grandone, Cass J Lake Forest, IL 12 867
Kline, Erica J Grayslake, IL 1 72
Ratner, Ilya Highwood, IL 3 147

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