Methods and apparatus to reduce biological carryover using induction heating

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9686824
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14791964

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Methods, systems, apparatus and machine readable media are disclosed to reduce biological carryover. An example method includes generating an alternating electromagnetic field and introducing an aspiration and dispense device into the electromagnetic field. The example method also includes inductively heating the aspiration and dispense device with the electromagnetic field to at least one of denature or deactivate at least one of a protein or a biological entity on a surface of the aspiration and dispense device.

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ABBOTT LABORATORIES100 ABBOTT PARK ROAD DEPT 0377 AP6A-1 ABBOTT PARK IL 60064-6008

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Mitchell, Jeffrey Little Elm, US 18 61
Weston, Brad Frisco, US 7 186

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