Automated high volume slide processing system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7468161
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11116676

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An automated system is provided for performing slide processing operations on slides bearing biological samples. In one embodiment, the disclosed system includes a slide tray holding a plurality of slides in a substantially horizontal position and a workstation that receives the slide tray. In a particular embodiment, a workstation delivers a reagent to slide surfaces without substantial transfer of reagent (and reagent borne contaminants such as dislodged cells) from one slide to another. A method for automated processing of slides also is provided.

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VENTANA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.TUCSON, AZ192

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ambler, Brandon Tucson, AZ 4 109
Ashby, Austin Tucson, AZ 14 138
Borchert, Chris Tucson, AZ 4 109
Campbell, Devon C Tucson, AZ 7 236
Christensen, Kimberly Tucson, AZ 18 892
Freeman, Matthew Tucson, AZ 10 117
Ghusson, Andrew Tucson, AZ 17 434
Griebel, Rick Tucson, AZ 4 109
Hendrick, Kendall B Tucson, AZ 22 946
Holubec, Miroslav Tucson, AZ 7 158
Lemme, Charles D Tucson, AZ 39 1837
Mehta, Parula Tucson, AZ 8 127
Reinhardt, Kurt Tucson, AZ 22 504
Richards, William L Tucson, AZ 22 1515
Rizzo, Vince Tucson, AZ 9 209
Showalter, Wayne Tucson, AZ 33 1021
Ward, Glen Tucson, AZ 18 381

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