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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9797916
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14592282

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A medical apparatus for analyzing fluid samples includes an outer casing, a slide loading mechanism disposed within the outer casing for loading fluid analysis slides, a slide ejecting mechanism disposed within the outer casing for ejecting fluid analysis slides, an evaporation cap opening mechanism disposed within the outer casing for opening an evaporation cap, an evaporation cap closing mechanism disposed within the outer casing for closing an evaporation cap, a drawer locking mechanism disposed within the outer casing for locking a drawer associated with the outer casing, a camera disposed within the outer casing, and a robot disposed within the outer casing. The robot is movable in three dimensions and has means for conducting three or more of the following operations: slide loading; slide ejecting; evaporation cap opening; evaporation cap closing; drawer locking; and camera manipulation.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC.WESTBROOK, ME168

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Connolly, David Lance Eliot, US 1 0
Dumont, Mark Raymond Saco, US 1 0
Griffin, Justin Jay Scarborough, US 4 19
McGibbon, John Harvey Old Orchard Beach, US 1 0
Misener, Garland Christian Portland, US 7 41
Phelps, Jeffrey Eric Freeport, US 1 0
Rich, Carl Russell Gorham, US 7 48
Smith, Kenneth Eugene Saco, US 1 0
Vidacic, Dragan Exeter, US 3 7

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