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Recent patent applications related to Abbott Point Of Care Inc. Abbott Point Of Care Inc is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Abbott Point Of Care Inc may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Abbott Point Of Care Inc, we're just tracking patents.

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Operation and verification of a portable clinical analysis system

The present invention covers the integration and utility of accelerometer features into a clinical analysis system. For example, measurement of dynamic acceleration and orientation of a blood-testing instrument with respect to earth's gravitational field may be used to determine reliability of a test procedure and optionally to provide corrective elements thereof.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Magnetic immunosensor and method of use

The present invention provides apparatus and methods for the rapid determination of analytes in liquid samples by immunoassays incorporating magnetic capture of beads on a sensor capable of being used in the point-of-care diagnostic field.. . ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Ellagic acid formulations for use in coagulation assays

The present invention relates to ellagic acid formulations for performing coagulation assays that are highly stable for long term storage and reduce assay time. Particularly, aspects of the present invention are directed to a composition and method of preparing ellagic acid in a highly soluble format for use in a coagulation assay. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Portable clinical analysis system for hematocrit measurement

The present invention covers the integration and utility of accelerometer features into a clinical analysis system. For example, measurement of dynamic acceleration and orientation of a blood-testing instrument with respect to earth's gravitational field may be used to determine reliability of a test procedure and optionally to provide corrective elements thereof.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Sensors for assaying coagulation in fluid samples

The present invention relates to analytical testing devices including micro-environment sensors and methods for assaying coagulation in a fluid sample applied to the micro-environment sensors, and in particular, performing one or more types of coagulation assays using one or more micro-environment sensors in a single point of care combined test cartridge. For example, the present invention may be directed to test sensor including at least one transducer coated with a polymer layer. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Dual range cardiac troponin immunoassay devices and methods using immunosensor and magnetic immunosensor

The present invention relates to systems and methods that utilize a combination of immunoassay and magnetic immunoassay techniques to detect an analyte within an extended range of specified concentrations. In particular, a device includes a first immunosensor including an immobilized layer of capture antibodies configured to bind to a first complex of signal antibodies and cardiac troponin such that a second complex of the first complex and the immobilized layer of capture antibodies is localized on or near the first immunosensor. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Crossover analytical systems and methods using an immunosensor and magnetic immunosensor

The present invention relates to systems and methods that utilize a combination of immunoassay and magnetic immunoassay techniques to detect an analyte within an extended range of specified concentrations. In particular, a method includes determining a first concentration of an analyte at a first immunosensor from a reaction of a signal agent with a first complex of signal antibodies, the analyte, and capture antibodies immobilized on a surface of the first immunosensor, determining a second concentration of the analyte at a second immunosensor from a reaction of the signal agent with a second complex of the signal antibodies, the analyte, and capture antibodies immobilized on magnetic beads that are localized on or near a surface of the second immunosensor via a magnetic field, determining a weighted average of the first concentration and the second concentration, and comparing the weighted average to a predetermined crossover concentration point or zone.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Combined immunoassay and magnetic immunoassay methods for extended range of sensitivity

The present invention relates to methods that utilize a combination of immunoassay and magnetic immunoassay techniques to detect an analyte within an extended range of specified concentrations. In particular, a method includes forming, in a biological sample, a first complex of signal antibodies and analyte, and a second complex of the first complex and capture antibodies immobilized on magnetic beads, and contacting a first immunosensor with the biological sample to form a third complex localized on or near a surface of the first immunosensor. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Combined immunoassay and magnetic immunoassay systems and devices for extended range of sensitivity

The present invention relates to systems that utilize a combination of immunoassay and magnetic immunoassay techniques to detect an analyte within an extended range of specified concentrations. In particular, a device is provided for detecting an analyte in a biological sample. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Extended range immunoassay devices with immunosensor and magnetic immunosensor

The present invention relates to systems and methods that utilize a combination of immunoassay and magnetic immunoassay techniques to detect an analyte within an extended range of specified concentrations. In particular, a device includes a housing, a heterogeneous surface capture immunosensor within the housing and configured to generate a first signal indicative of the concentration of the analyte in an upper concentration range, and a homogeneous magnetic bead capture immunosensor within the housing and configured to generate a second signal indicative of the concentration of the analyte in a lower concentration range.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Ameliorated crosstalk immunoassay test device for determining a concentration of an analyte

The present invention relates to systems that utilize a combination of immunoassay and magnetic immunoassay techniques to detect an analyte within an extended range of specified concentrations. In particular, a device includes a first electrochemical sensor positioned within a conduit adjacent to a second electrochemical sensor and spaced apart from one another at a predetermined distance. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Self correction for spatial orientation and motion of portable clinical analyzers

The present invention covers the integration and utility of accelerometer features into a clinical analysis system. For example, measurement of dynamic acceleration and orientation of a blood-testing instrument with respect to earth's gravitational field may be used to determine reliability of a test procedure and optionally to provide corrective elements thereof.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Method for imaging biologic fluid samples using a predetermined distribution

A method for analyzing a biologic fluid sample includes the steps of: a) providing a spatially mapped chamber; b) providing a predetermined repeatable non-uniform spatial distribution of one or more constituents within the sample, which distribution indicates the presence or absence of a statistically significant number of constituents within the sample in each chamber sub-region; c) selecting one or more image techniques for each sub-region based on the presence or absence of the statistically significant number of one or more constituents in that sub-region as indicated by the distribution; d) creating image data representative of the biologic fluid sample in each sub-region, using the one or more image techniques selected for that sub-region; and e) analyzing the sample.. . ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

Biologic fluid analysis cartridge with sample handling portion and analysis chamber portion

A biological fluid analysis cartridge is provided. In certain embodiments, the cartridge includes a base plate extending between a sample handling portion and an analysis chamber portion. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136200

Portable clinical analysis system for immunometric measurement

The present invention covers the integration and utility of accelerometer features into a clinical analysis system. For example, measurement of dynamic acceleration and orientation of a blood-testing instrument with respect to earth's gravitational field may be used to determine reliability of a test procedure and optionally to provide corrective elements thereof.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075782

Methods and devices for determining sensing device usability

Methods and devices for determining device usability, e.g., for point of care assay devices. In one embodiment, the invention is to a method of determining device usability in a sensing device, including the steps of: providing a device comprising a first electrical pad; a second electrical pad; and a first polymer layer contacting at least a portion of the first and the second electrical pads and a second polymer layer contacting the first polymer layer and not the first and second electrical pads; applying a potential across the first and the second electrical pads; measuring an electrical property associated with the first and the second polymer layers; and determining whether the measured electrical property associated with the first and the second polymer layers has exceeded a threshold level associated with the device usability.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

01/04/18 / #20180005162

Management system for point of care testing

The present invention relates to a method and system for quality compliance, system and operator verification, and process management for point of care biological sample testing systems used in hospitals and other medical delivery environments. Specifically, the present invention may be directed to a computing device configured to generate a plurality of attributes configured to assess a competency level of an operator to operate at least one sample testing instrument, obtain operator derived data pertaining to the operator's ability to operate the at least one sample testing instrument, and determine a competency level of the operator for the at least one sample testing instrument based the plurality of attributes and the operator derived data.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336386

Method and apparatus for analyzing individual cells or particulates using fluorescent quenching and/or bleaching

A method for analyzing a blood sample is provided that includes the steps of: providing a blood sample having one or more of each first and second constituents; admixing a colorant with the sample, which colorant is operative to cause the first constituents and second constituents to fluoresce and absorb light; illuminating at least a portion of the sample; e) imaging a portion of the sample; determining a fluorescence value for each the first constituents and second constituents; determining an optical density value for each of the first constituents and second constituents; and identifying the first constituents and the second constituents using the determined fluorescence and optical density values.. . ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

08/03/17 / #20170219478

Method and apparatus for automated whole blood sample analyses from microscopy images

A method and apparatus for identifying one or more target constituents (e.g., white blood cells) within a biological sample is provided. The method includes the steps of: a) adding at least one colorant to the sample; b) disposing the sample into a chamber defined by at least one transparent panel; c) creating at least one image of the sample quiescently residing within the chamber; d) identifying target constituents within the sample image; e) quantitatively analyzing at least some of the identified target constituents within the image relative to one or more predetermined quantitatively determinable features; and f) identifying at least one type of target constituent within the identified target constituents using the quantitatively determinable features.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

07/13/17 / #20170199181

Electrochemical methods and devices for amending urine samples for immunosensor detection

The present invention is directed to methods and devices for amending undiluted and partially diluted urine samples in a manner suitable for performing immunoassays for target analytes, for example ngal. Generally, the urine sample is treated with reagents including at least one of buffer materials, water soluble proteins, urease, and other interferent mitigants. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

05/18/17 / #20170136459

Biologic fluid analysis cartridge

A biological fluid sample analysis cartridge is provided. The cartridge includes a housing, a fluid module, and an analysis chamber. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

05/18/17 / #20170136455

Integrated cartridge housings for sample analysis

The invention relates to a cartridge housing for forming a cartridge capable of measuring an analyte or property of a liquid sample. The housing including a top portion having a first substantially rigid zone and a substantially flexible zone, a bottom portion separate from the top portion including a second substantially rigid zone, and at least one sensor recess containing a sensor. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115271

Method for imaging biologic fluid samples using a predetermined distribution

A method for analyzing a biologic fluid sample includes the steps of: a) providing a spatially mapped chamber; b) providing a predetermined repeatable non-uniform spatial distribution of one or more constituents within the sample, which distribution indicates the presence or absence of a statistically significant number of constituents within the sample in each chamber sub-region; c) selecting one or more image techniques for each sub-region based on the presence or absence of the statistically significant number of one or more constituents in that sub-region as indicated by the distribution; d) creating image data representative of the biologic fluid sample in each sub-region, using the one or more image techniques selected for that sub-region; and e) analyzing the sample.. . ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

03/02/17 / #20170059588

Method and apparatus for determining hemoglobin based parameters in an unlysed blood sample

A method and apparatus for determining hemoglobin concentration is provided. A method aspect includes the steps of: a) depositing an unlysed, substantially undiluted blood sample into an analysis chamber adapted to quiescently hold the sample for analysis; b) imaging the sample in a region of the analysis chamber where the height of the chamber is no more than about twenty microns (20μ) or no less than about two microns (2μ), to produce image signals representative of the optical density of the imaged region; c) determining a sample representative optical density value using the image signals representative of the optical density of the imaged region; and d) determining the hemoglobin concentration of the sample using the sample representative optical density value.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

02/02/17 / #20170030888

Spatial orientation determination in portable clinical analysis systems

The present invention covers the integration and utility of accelerometer features into a clinical analysis system. For example, measurement of dynamic acceleration and orientation of a blood-testing instrument with respect to earth's gravitational field may be used to determine reliability of a test procedure and optionally to provide corrective elements thereof.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023565

Electrochemical methods and devices for amending urine samples for immunosensor detection

The present invention is directed to methods and devices for amending undiluted and partially diluted urine samples in a manner suitable for performing immunoassays for target analytes, for example ngal. Generally, the urine sample is treated with reagents including at least one of buffer materials, water soluble proteins, urease, and other interferent mitigants. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023514

Biosensor structures for improved point of care testing and methods of manufacture thereof

The present invention relates to analytical testing devices and methods for fabricating electrochemical creatinine biosensors, and in particular using point of care electrochemical biosensors for testing for creatinine in samples. For example, the present invention may be directed to a biosensor having an electrode, a first printed layer formed on the electrode and having a first matrix that includes creatinine amidohydrolase (cnh), creatine amidinohydrolase (crh), and sarcosine oxidase (sox), and second printed layer formed over the first printed layer and having a second matrix that includes crh, sox, and catalase.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc

01/12/17 / #20170011253

Method and apparatus for automated platelet identification within a whole blood sample from microscopy images

A method and apparatus for identifying platelets within a whole blood sample. The method includes the steps of: a) adding at least one colorant to the whole blood sample, which colorant is operable to tag platelets; b) disposing the blood sample into a chamber defined by at least one transparent panel; c) imaging at least a portion of the sample quiescently residing within the chamber to create one or more images; and d) identifying one or more platelets within the sample using an analyzer adapted to identify the platelets based on quantitatively determinable features within the image using a analyzer, which quantitatively determinable features include intensity differences.. ... Abbott Point Of Care Inc








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