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Sample analyzer and computer program product

A sample analyzer prepares a measurement sample from a blood sample or a body fluid sample which differs from the blood sample; measures the prepared measurement sample; obtains characteristic information representing characteristics of the components in the measurement sample; sets either a blood measurement mode for measuring the blood sample, or a body fluid measurement mode for measuring the body fluid sample as an operating mode; and measures the measurement sample prepared from the blood sample by executing operations in the blood measurement mode when the blood measurement mode has been set, and measuring the measurement sample prepared from the body fluid sample by executing operations in the body fluid measurement mode that differs from the operations in the blood measurement mode when the body fluid measurement mode has been set, is disclosed. A computer program product is also disclosed.. ... Sysmex Corporation

Specimen smearing apparatus, specimen smearing method, smear sample preparing apparatus, and smear sample preparing method

Disclosed is a specimen smearing apparatus including: a slide supplying section configured to supply a glass slide yet to be processed; a first processing section configured to perform a first process on the glass slide, the first processing section being disposed in a first direction with respect to the slide supplying section, the first direction being a far direction of an apparatus body of the specimen smearing apparatus; a second processing section configured to perform on the glass slide a second process which is different from the first process, the second processing section being disposed in a second direction with respect to the first processing section, the second direction being a left-right direction of the apparatus body and orthogonal to the first direction; and a first drying processing section disposed in a third direction with respect to the second processing section, the third direction being a near direction of the apparatus body and opposite to the first direction, the first drying processing section configured to dry a specimen on the glass slide on which the first process and the second process have been performed, wherein one of the first processing section and the second processing section is configured to perform a smearing process for smearing a specimen on the glass slide.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

Specimen measurement apparatus and specimen aspiration method

A specimen measurement apparatus may include: an aspirator via which a specimen is aspirated. A flow path may be connected to the aspirator. ... Sysmex Corporation

Analysis method and analyzer

Disclosed is an analysis method including: a component to be analyzed being set; bringing a carrier and a complex that includes the component into contact with each other, to form the complex on the carrier; selecting a washing process in accordance with the component; and analyzing the component, with use of the washing process selected in accordance with the set component.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

Method for controlling affinity of antibody for antigen, antibody whose affinity for antigen has been altered, and its production method

Disclosed is a method for controlling affinity of an antibody for an antigen, comprising substituting at least 3 amino acid residues of framework region 3 (fr3) defined by the chothia method with charged amino acid residues, in an antibody whose electrical characteristic of complementarity determining region (cdr) based on the amino acid sequence of the cdr is neutral or negatively charged.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

Pretreatment apparatus and pretreatment method

A pretreatment apparatus (100) for performing pretreatment of a sample is provided with a holder (610) for holding a container (10) containing a sample, a centrifugal separation device (600) for rotating the container (10) held by the holder (610) to perform a centrifugal separation, a temperature adjustment device (420) for adjusting the temperature of the sample in the container (10) in the holder (610), an input device (320) for receiving from a user a designated temperature that is adjusted by the temperature adjustment device (420), a controller (300) for controlling the temperature adjustment device (420) in accordance with the designated temperature received via the input device (320).. . ... Sysmex Corporation

Method for assisting diagnosis of conditions of myelofibrosis

The present invention relates to a method for assisting the diagnosis of the condition of myelofibrosis (mf), a method for assisting the prognostic prediction of mf, and a method for monitoring the therapeutic effect on mf. The present invention also relates to an apparatus for executing these methods. ... Sysmex Corporation

Specimen transport apparatus, specimen measurement apparatus, specimen transport method, and holder

A specimen transport apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a holder including first and second trenches and configured to hold a specimen; a first transporter including a first protrusion to engage with the first trench and configured to transport the holder by transferring the first protrusion engaged with the first trench in an extension direction of the second trench; a second transporter including a second protrusion to engage with the second trench and configured to transport the holder by transferring the second protrusion engaged with the second trench in an extension direction of the first trench. The first trench is formed in at least one of an upper surface and a lower surface of the holder. ... Sysmex Corporation

Method of processing specimen and specimen processing apparatus

Disclosed is a method of processing a specimen in which a target component in a specimen is processed using a specimen processing chip provided with a flow-path, the method including: introducing a fluid into a flow-path to form an interface that divides the fluid from a process liquid used for the processing of the target component with a rim of the interface on an inner wall of the flow-path, the process liquid containing particles including the target component; and moving the formed interface along the flow-path with the rim of the interface on the inner wall so as to force out the particles retained in the process liquid by the fluid.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

Specimen treatment apparatus, specimen treatment method, and specimen treatment chip

Disclosed is a specimen treatment apparatus that treats a specimen by using a specimen treatment chip including a flow channel and a connecting port communicating with the flow channel, the specimen treatment apparatus including: a placement part in which the specimen treatment chip is placed; a connector provided to be engaged with the connecting port to allow a sample containing a specimen to be injected into the flow channel through the connector; and a heating unit that is pressed on the specimen treatment chip and heats the specimen treatment chip while the connector is connected to the connecting port of the specimen treatment chip placed in the placement part.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

Particle dispersion device and particle dispersion method

A particle dispersion method for dispersing particles (500) fixed on the inner surface of a container (12) into a liquid. The particle dispersion method includes a discharge step of discharging a liquid into the container (12). ... Sysmex Corporation

Tip rack, sample processing apparatus, rack body, and method of attaching nozzle tip

An embodiment may provide a tip rack for detachably supporting a nozzle tip to be attached to a distal end portion of a nozzle. The tip rack includes: a support member that is provided with first holes each to support the nozzle tip; and a rack body that supports the support member such that the support member is movable in a direction intersecting with center axes of the first holes, and that is provided with second holes corresponding to the first holes, the second holes each having a depth enough to accommodate a lower portion of the nozzle tip, including a distal end of the nozzle tip, supported by the corresponding first hole.. ... Sysmex Corporation

Liquid sealed cartridge, method for producing liquid sealed cartridge, and liquid sending method

Disclosed is a liquid sealed cartridge in which a liquid injected through an inlet is previously sealed, and the liquid is transferred by a centrifugal force being applied by rotation, and the liquid sealed cartridge includes: a liquid storage portion configured to store the liquid; a bypass flow path having one end and the other end connected to the liquid storage portion, the bypass flow path having the inlet; and a transfer flow path into which the liquid is transferred from the liquid storage portion when the centrifugal force is applied.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

Blood coagulation analysis method, blood coagulation analyzer, and computer program

A blood coagulation analysis method according to an embodiment includes: calculating blood coagulation time based on data which represents a coagulation curve indicating a temporal change in an optical detection value of a blood specimen added with a measurement reagent; and determining an early reaction error by using a result of determination of conformity between a shape of the coagulation curve represented by the data and a shape of a reference coagulation curve.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180117501

Measuring cartridge and liquid transport method

A measuring cartridge and a liquid transporting method capable of improving measurement accuracy of plasma components by suppressing contamination of blood cell components when transferring plasma components separated by centrifugation are provided. The measuring cartridge 10 includes a first storage part 31 and a second storage part 32 which is disposed in a direction away from the rotating shaft 20 with respect to the first storage part 31 and has a width in the rotation direction around the rotating shaft 20 larger than that of the first storage part 31; a separation chamber 30 for separating the blood sample into a blood cell component and a plasma component by utilizing centrifugal force caused by rotation around the rotating shaft 20, a flow path connected to an inner wall of at least one of the first storage part 31 or second storage part 32. ... Sysmex Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088139

Method for measuring urinary apoe concentration

Disclosed is a method for assisting diagnosis of risk of progression of diabetic nephropathy, comprising measuring the urinary apolipoprotein e (apoe) concentration of a patient with diabetic nephropathy showing a urinary albumin/cr ratio of 30 mg/gcr or more, and determining that the patient has a high risk of progressing diabetic nephropathy when the value of urinary apoe concentration is equal to or greater than a predetermined threshold value.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088138

Method for measuring urinary apoe concentration

Disclosed is a method for measuring urinary apolipoprotein e (apoe) concentration of a diabetic patient with stage 1 diabetic nephropathy, decreased value of urinary apoe concentration indicating the patient has a high risk of progressing to stage 2 or higher diabetic nephropathy.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088021

Blood sample testing apparatus and blood sample testing method

A blood sample testing apparatus may include: a blood-cell-count measurement unit that performs measurement of a blood sample stored in a sample container positioned in a first position; a smear preparation unit that prepares a smear of the blood sample stored in the sample container positioned in a second position; and a transport unit that transports the sample container from the first position to the second position and from the second position to the first position.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180074308

Microscope device, microscope system, and imaging method

Disclosed is a microscope device that includes: a sample placement unit on which a sample is set; an imaging unit configured to take an image of the sample that is set on the sample placement unit; a case in which the sample placement unit is provided and the imaging unit is disposed; a display unit configured to display the image taken by the imaging unit; and a moving unit, provided integrally with the display unit, configured to be movable relative to the sample placement unit.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059102

Cartridge for sample analysis, production method thereof, and use thereof

Disclosed is a cartridge for sample analysis, including a cartridge base body having, formed therein, a chamber configured to store a liquid containing a test substance, and a storage portion which is connectable with the chamber and is configured to store a liquid reagent to be supplied to the chamber, carrier particles immobilized onto an inner wall of the chamber, a first liquid reagent stored in the storage portion, and a first capture substance that specifically binds to the test substance. The carrier particles are immobilized onto the inner wall by means of a solid mixture containing sugar and protein.. ... Sysmex Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180058989

Smear preparing apparatus and smear preparing method

A smear preparing apparatus includes: a smear unit that prepares a smear slide by smearing a sample on a slide; a buffer solution preparation unit that prepares diluted buffer solution by diluting a highly-concentrated buffer solution; a diluted staining solution preparation unit that prepares diluted staining solution by diluting a highly-concentrated staining solution with the diluted buffer solution; and a stain unit that stains the smear slide prepared by the smear unit with the diluted staining solution.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180055492

Support body, body fluid collection set, and body fluid collection method

Disclosed are a support body, a body fluid collection set, and a body fluid collection method that can easily support a body fluid collection sheet even by a non-physician. The support body 1 includes a first sheet 10 having an adhesive surface 12 for adhering the body fluid collection sheet 30, and a second sheet 20 adhered to the first sheet 10. ... Sysmex Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180055424

Sensor assembly, test substance monitoring system, and test substance monitoring method

Disclosed are a novel means capable of accurately calculating the amount of in-vivo components as a test substance, and its uses. A sensor assembly 20 includes an electrochemical sensor 30 for measuring a test substance percutaneously extracted from a living body, and a processor 115a for calculating the intensity of the background signal at the measurement time point of the test substance after the elapse of the predetermined time based on the change over time of the intensity of the background signal measured within a predetermined time before measurement of the test substance by the electrochemical sensor 30. ... Sysmex Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180046781

Information processing apparatus and method for clinical laboratory management

To facilitate management of the entirety of one or a plurality of clinical laboratories. This information processing apparatus is used in management of a clinical laboratory in which an analyzer configured to analyze specimens is installed. ... Sysmex Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180045709

Method for evaluating coagulation ability of blood specimen, and reagent, reagent kit and device to be used therein

The present invention relates to a method for evaluating coagulability of a blood specimen obtained from a subject to whom a substance having a coagulation factor viii-substituting activity is administered. The present invention also relates to a reagent for blood coagulation analysis, a reagent kit for blood coagulation analysis, and an apparatus for blood coagulation analysis. ... Sysmex Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180031588

Smear transporting apparatus, smear image capture system, and smear analysis system

A smear transporting apparatus transports a smear slide on which a sample is smeared to a smear-image capture apparatus. The smear transporting apparatus includes a smear-container transport part that transports a first smear container accommodating smear slides to a smear pickup position; a smear transfer part that picks a smear slide whose image is to be captured by the smear-image capture apparatus from the first smear container transported to the smear pickup position, transfers the smear slide to the smear-image capture apparatus, and places the smear slide whose image has been captured by the smear-image capture apparatus in a second smear container different from the first smear container; and a storage that stores the first smear container and the second smear container.. ... Sysmex Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180031454

Smear transporting apparatus, smear system, and smear preparing apparatus

A smear system includes smear preparing apparatus that prepares a smear slide and a smear transporting apparatus that transports the smear slide to a smear-image capture apparatus. The smear preparing apparatus includes: a smear preparation part that smeares a sample on a slide; and a smear arrangement part that places smear slides in a smear container. ... Sysmex Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180030499

Electrode and manufacturing method thereof, enzyme sensor, glucose sensor and in-vivo component measuring device

In a hydrogen peroxide electrode 100 used as a working electrode 30 of an enzyme sensor 20, an intermediate layer 101 containing particles and a retentive substance for holding the particles inside the retentive substance are provided on a substrate 21, and an electrode layer 107 is provided on the intermediate layer 101. In this way, according to the hydrogen peroxide electrode 100, hydrogen peroxide can be detected with high sensitivity even when an applied voltage that is not susceptible to interference by interference substances present in the living body is used.. ... Sysmex Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180024148

Blood analyzer and blood analyzing method

Disclosed is a blood analyzer that includes: a sample preparation unit configured to mix a blood specimen and a fluorescent dye for staining nucleic acid to prepare a measurement sample; a light receiver configured to receive fluorescence and scattered light that are generated by light being applied to the measurement sample prepared by the sample preparation unit; and a controller programmed to determine whether or not infection with plasmodium has occurred, on the basis of a value representing variation of a distribution of first particles in a range where single-ring form of red blood cells appear, the range where single-ring form of red blood cells appear being identified according to fluorescence intensities and scattered light intensities obtained by processing of signals from the light receiver.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180024128

Immunoassay apparatus

An immunoassay apparatus may include: a sample dispenser part that dispenses a sample into a first reaction container; a reagent dispenser part that dispenses, into the first reaction container,: a solid-phase reagent containing a solid-phase carrier; a labeled reagent; and a releasing reagent that releases, from the solid-phase carrier, an immune complex including a target substance and a labeled substance; a measurement part that measures a signal based on the labeled substance in the immune complex in a second reaction container; a container supply part that stores a plurality of reaction containers; a transfer part that transfers the first reaction container so that the sample dispenser part and the reagent dispenser part perform a dispensing operation to the first reaction container, and that transfers the second reaction container so that the immune complex dispended from the first reaction container is dispensed into the second container.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180021219

Blood collection device, blood collection set, blood collection method

A blood collection device including a flow path to flow blood by capillary action capable of collecting a large amount of blood is provided. The blood collection device includes an introduction inlet 23 for introducing the blood of the subject m, a substrate 20 connected to the introduction inlet 23 and including a flow path 25 to flow the blood by capillary action, and a cooling body 30 for cooling the flow path 25.. ... Sysmex Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180017480

Urine analysis system, image capturing apparatus, urine analysis method

A urine analysis system according to an embodiment includes: a testing apparatus that measures particles included in a urine sample according to a flow cytometry method; an image capturing apparatus that captures images of particles in the urine sample to acquire particle images; and a management apparatus that receives a measurement result obtained by the testing apparatus and the particle images acquired by the image capturing apparatus. The management apparatus generates an order to capture an image of the urine sample based on the measurement result obtained by the testing apparatus. ... Sysmex Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011054

Metal ion detection method, test substance detection method

Provided is a method for detecting a test substance. In this method, metal is deposited or a complex containing a test substance and a metal particle is immobilized on a working electrode on an electrode substrate including the working electrode and a counter electrode. ... Sysmex Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003732

Measurement apparatus and measurement method

Disclosed is a measurement apparatus including: a support mechanism configured to support a cartridge in which a chamber is formed, the chamber being configured to store a measurement sample that generates light an intensity of which varies depending on an amount of a test substance; a photodetector configured to detect the light generated from the measurement sample stored in the chamber; and a reflection member provided between the photodetector and the cartridge supported by the support mechanism, the reflection member having an inner face, the reflection member being configured to reflect, at the inner face, the light generated from the measurement sample stored in the chamber, and guide the light to the photodetector, wherein the reflection member is configured to have an area surrounded by the inner face, the area decreasing from a side where the cartridge supported by the support mechanism is provided toward a side where the photodetector is provided.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003729

Sample measurement system and method of retrieving tray identification information

A sample measurement system may include: a measurement unit that measures a sample in a sample container; a transport unit that transports a rack that can hold sample containers, via the measurement unit; a collection unit that is detachably provided with a tray in which racks can be set, and that collects the rack transported from the measurement unit by the transport unit and sets the rack in the tray; a storage that stores sample identification information, rack identification information, and tray identification information in association with each other; an input part; a display part; and a controller that, in a condition in which the input part receives input of the sample identification information or the rack identification information, causes the display part to display the tray identification information stored in association with the inputted sample identification information or the inputted rack identification information.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003707

Method for producing antibody reagent

Disclosed is a method for producing an antibody reagent for detecting a test substance in a sample by an immune complex transfer method. The method comprises the steps of: bringing an antibody solution comprising a labeled antibody capable of binding to the test substance into contact with a solid phase used in the immune complex transfer method; and separating the solid phase and the antibody solution to prepare the antibody reagent from the antibody solution.. ... Sysmex Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003704

Detection apparatus and detection method

Disclosed is a detection apparatus that transfers magnetic particles through a plurality of chambers in a cartridge which includes the plurality of chambers and a channel connecting between the plurality of chambers, and that causes the magnetic particles to carry a complex of a test substance and a labelling substance, to detect the test substance on the basis of the labelling substance in the complex. The detection apparatus includes: a rotation mechanism configured to rotate the cartridge about a rotation shaft; a magnet configured to collect the magnetic particles in the chambers; a movement mechanism configured to move the magnet in a direction different from a circumferential direction of a circle in which the rotation shaft is centered; a detector configured to detect the test substance; and a controller programmed to control the rotation mechanism and the movement mechanism so as to transfer the magnetic particles from one of the chambers to another one of the chambers.. ... Sysmex Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003642

Chemiluminescence measurement apparatus

Disclosed is a chemiluminescence measurement apparatus that includes: a support member configured to support a cartridge for measuring a test substance contained in a specimen by chemiluminescence measurement; a motor configured to rotate the support member so as to rotate the cartridge such that a process required for the chemiluminescence measurement proceeds in the cartridge; and a light receiver configured to receive light generated by chemiluminescence in the cartridge that is supported by the support member rotated by the motor. The cartridge supported by the support member and a light receiving surface of the light receiver are disposed inside a dark space surrounded by a light-shielding portion, and the motor is disposed outside the dark space.. ... Sysmex Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180002108

Sample measurement system and method of transporting in and out rack

A sample measurement system includes: a measurement unit that measures a sample stored in a sample container; a transport unit that transports a rack capable of holding sample containers via the measurement unit; a first transport-in/transport-out unit and a second transport-in/transport-out unit in each of which racks can be set alongside in a first direction, and that send the set racks to be transported to the measurement unit and receive the racks transported from the measurement unit; and a controller that controls the first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit so that the racks are sequentially sent from the first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit. The first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit are disposed alongside in a second direction crossing the first direction, and each send the racks from one side in the first direction, and receive the racks from the other side.. ... Sysmex Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170370920

Method for detecting analyte

The present invention relates to a method for detecting an analyte in a sample, comprising the steps of: forming on each of carrier particles a complex containing a first capture substance capable of binding to an analyte, one molecule of the analyte, a second capture substance capable of binding to the analyte, and a catalyst; immobilizing a reaction product on each of the carrier particles by reacting the catalyst in the compolex with a substrate; and detecting the analyte by detecting the carrier particles on each of which the reaction product is immobilized.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363651

Blood analyzing method, blood analyzer, calibrator set, and calibrator set manufacturing method

A method to make it possible to obtain a value related to the amount of dd by fdp measurement. The method includes optically measuring a first calibration sample prepared from an fdp measurement reagent and a first calibrator containing d-dimer (dd) and having a first value relating to the ratio of the content of fibrin/fibrinogen degradation product fdp to the content of dd, acquiring first calculation data based on temporal change of optical information obtained by optical measurement of the first calibration measurement sample, performing optical measurement of a second calibration measurement sample prepared from fdp measurement reagent and a second calibrator containing dd and having a second value that is different from the first value related to the ratio of the content of fdp to the content of dd, acquiring second calculated data based on a temporal change in optical information obtained by optical measurement of the second calibration measurement sample, and acquiring calibration curve information indicating the relationship between the calculation data and the value relating to the amount of dd based on the first calculation data, the second calculation data, the first value, and the second value.. ... Sysmex Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363610

Method of controlling a blood analyzer for measuring platelets

A method of controlling a blood analyzer for measuring platelets is provided. The method comprises: determining a relationship between at least one first measurement value obtained by detecting platelets in at least one previous test by an electrical type detector of the blood analyzer and at least one second measurement value obtained by detecting the platelets in the at least one previous test by an optical type detector of the blood analyzer, and controlling the blood analyzer to prepare the first and/or second measurement sample for a current test according to the determined relationship.. ... Sysmex Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363521

Sample processing apparatus and rack

First and second racks each has fixed positions to hold sample tubes. First and second drawers slide into and out of the case, and that support the first and second racks, respectively. ... Sysmex Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170362553

Cell analyzer, cell analyzer controlling method, and program

Provided is a cell analyzer including: a light source unit configured to apply light to test cells each containing first substances which are bound to first fluorescent dyes and which serve as an index for therapeutic strategy judgement; an image capturing unit configured to capture an image of fluorescence caused by the light; a processing unit configured to process the image obtained by the image capturing unit; and a display unit configured to display a process result obtained by the processing unit, wherein the processing unit obtains a first image by performing an inactivation process of quenching the first fluorescent dyes, an activation process of activating a part of the first fluorescent dyes that have been quenched, and an image capturing process of capturing, by means of the image capturing unit, an image of the fluorescence by applying light from the light source unit to each test cell; extracts bright points based on the first fluorescent dyes on the basis of the first image; classifies the extracted bright points into groups each corresponding to one first substance, thereby to obtain the number of the first substances in the test cell on the basis of the number of the classified groups; obtains therapy index information serving as an index for therapeutic strategy judgement, on the basis of the obtained number of the first substances; and causes the display unit to display the obtained therapy index information.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170350907

Method for acquiring information on cause of prolongation of coagulation time, and device

The present invention relates to a method for acquiring information on a cause of prolongation of coagulation time. The present invention also relates to a device, a system and a computer program for analyzing blood coagulation.. ... Sysmex Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170345148

Analysis method and analyzer

Disclosed is an analysis method for detecting and analyzing light from a sample prepared so as to emit light in accordance with an amount of a test substance, the analysis method including taking an image of a storage member configured to store the sample therein; switching a state of a reflector to a state in which light from the sample is reflected toward a light detection unit and detecting light from the sample by the light detection unit; and outputting an analysis result of the sample on the basis of a light amount detected by the light detection unit.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343542

Analysis method, analyzer, and analysis system

Disclosed is an analysis method including: moving a complex, by means of a magnet unit, in a flow path of a specimen cartridge which includes the flow path and a detection vessel, the complex containing a test substance formed on magnetic particles and a labeled substance binding to the test substance; taking an image of the magnetic particles in the specimen cartridge; and measuring a label of the labeled substance contained in the complex in the detection vessel.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343537

Specimen analyzing method, specimen analyzer, and reagent

A specimen analyzing method of an embodiment includes: preparing a measurement specimen from a biological specimen containing blood cells by staining, with a nucleic acid staining fluorescent dye, nucleic acids contained in neutrophils not having released neutrophil extracellular traps; obtaining optical information including fluorescence information by irradiating the measurement specimen with light; and detecting, as neutrophil extracellular traps on the basis of the optical information, particles having lower fluorescence intensity than fluorescence intensity obtained from the neutrophils not having released neutrophil extracellular traps.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343475

Fluorescent image analyzer, analyzing method, and pretreatment evaluation method

A fluorescence image analyzer, analyzing method, and pretreatment evaluation method capable of determining with high accuracy whether a sample is positive or negative are provided. A pretreatment part 20 performs pretreatment including a step of labeling a target site with a fluorescent dye to prepare a sample 20a. ... Sysmex Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343454

Smear preparing apparatus and smear preparing method

A smear preparing apparatus according to one or more embodiments includes: a first transporter that transports a storage tool in a first direction, the storage tool capable of holding microscope slides side by side in the first direction; a slide transfer unit that transfers a microscope slide having a stained sample to the storage tool transported by the first transporter; and a second transporter that is adjacent to the first transporter and that transports the storage tool housing the microscope slide transferred by the slide transfer unit, in a second direction opposite to the first direction.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170342140

Monoclonal antibody reacting with glycopeptide, and use thereof

Disclosed is a monoclonal antibody reacting with a glycopeptide, wherein the glycopeptide contains a core fucose moiety and at least 4 contiguous amino acid residues that are located on the c-terminal side of a glycosylated asparagine moiety, and both of the core fucose moiety in the glycopeptide and an amino acid residue that is located apart by at least three amino acid residues from the c-terminal of the glycosylated asparagine moiety in the glycopeptide are epitopes for the antibody.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170322159

Cell analysis apparatus and cell analysis method

A cell analyzing method includes measuring cells that are nuclear stained, by a cytometric device, to obtain a histogram of a parameter of a fluorescence signal, where the parameter indicates an amount of dna in a nucleus of a cell. A number of cells that are distributed in an area where the parameter of the fluorescence signal is larger than normal cells are obtained by a computer having at least one processor. ... Sysmex Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170318801

Method of preserving cells

The present invention relates to a method of preserving cells in a cell preservative solution. The cell preservative solution comprises a lower alcohol having 1 to 6 carbon atoms and a divalent metal ion in an aqueous solvent, wherein the concentration of the divalent metal ion is from about 6 mmol/l to about 82 mmol/l.. ... Sysmex Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170309148

Monitoring method, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

The present invention provides a monitoring method for infectious diseases. The monitoring method includes: obtaining disease information from a plurality of medical facilities 131, 132, 133, and 134; determining the disease occurrence status for each medical facility based on the disease information and a first criterion related to the disease occurrence status at the medical facility; and generating first area alarm information related to the infectious disease status in a first zone based on the disease occurrence status in the medical facilities associated with the first zone divided by a first area division, and a second criterion related to the disease occurrence status in the first zone.. ... Sysmex Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170292140

Method for purifying target protein

Disclosed is a method for purifying a target protein, comprising steps of: bringing a fusion protein containing an amino acid sequence of a peptide tag, an amino acid sequence of a cleavable site of a protease and an amino acid sequence of a target protein, into contact with the protease in a solution, to cleave the peptide tag from the fusion protein; and bringing the solution containing the peptide tag, the target protein and the protease into contact with an ion exchange resin to separate the target protein and the peptide tag, thereby acquiring a solution containing the target protein, wherein, in the fusion protein, the amino acid sequence of a cleavable site of the protease exists between the amino acid sequence of the peptide tag and the amino acid sequence of the target protein, and the peptide tag is polyanionic or polycationic.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170291918

Method for purifying protein

Disclosed is a method for purifying a protein, comprising steps of: preparing a sample containing a fusion protein containing an amino acid sequence of a peptide tag and an amino acid sequence of a target protein; and separating contaminant proteins contained with the fusion protein in the sample and the fusion protein in the sample, wherein the peptide tag contains 12 or more acidic amino acid residues.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285624

Method and system for performing quality control on a diagnostic analyzer

A method for performing quality control on a diagnostic analyzer includes receiving control measurement values from each of a plurality of diagnostic analyzers. A quality control measurement value is received from a target diagnostic analyzer. ... Sysmex Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285053

Measurement system, rack export-import unit, and method of exporting and importing racks

A measurement system according to one or more embodiments may include a measurement unit that measures a sample contained in a sample container; a transport unit including a first transporter that transports a rack holding sample containers in a longitudinal direction of the rack to the measurement unit, and a second transporter that transports the rack from the measurement unit; and a rack export-import unit that sets racks thereon, that is capable of transferring each of the set racks in a lateral direction of the rack, that exports the rack to the first transporter from one end side of the rack export-import unit, and that imports the rack transported by the second transporter from another end side of the rack export-import unit. The rack export-import unit includes a transfer prevention section that prevents the rack imported from the other end side from being transferred from the one end side.. ... Sysmex Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285052

Sample analysis system and sample analysis method

A sample analysis system includes one or more sets. Each of the one or more sets include includes a measurement block including measurement units configured to test a sample contained in a sample container, and a transport unit disposed corresponding to the measurement block. ... Sysmex Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285046

Reagent for prothrombin time measurement, method for production thereof, and method for measurement of prothrombin time

Disclosed is a reagent for prothrombin time measurement, wherein the reagent contains a liposome composition containing a first liposome having a phospholipid layer, a second liposome having a phospholipid layer of a different composition from that of the first liposome, and tissue factor, wherein the tissue factor is associated with the phospholipid layer of at least one of the first liposome and the second liposome; the first liposome contains a phosphatidylcholine compound, a phosphatidylethanolamine compound, and a phosphatidylserine compound; and the second liposome contains at least one phospholipid selected from the group consisting of a phosphatidylcholine compound and a phosphatidylethanolamine compound.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285000

Cell imaging device, cell imaging method, and sample cell

Provided are a cell imaging device and a cell imaging method that can shorten the time period of taking images of cells in a liquid sample, compared with conventional techniques. This cell imaging device introduces a urine sample containing cells into an internal space of a sample cell, moves at least one of the sample cell and an objective lens in a second direction while at least one of the sample cell and the objective lens is moved in a first direction, the second direction being different from the first direction, and takes, at a plurality of imaging positions, images of cells contained in the urine sample by means of an imaging unit.. ... Sysmex Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170283853

Reagent for prothrombin time measurement, method for production thereof, and method for measurement of prothrombin time

Disclosed is a reagent for prothrombin time measurement, containing a tissue factor and a surfactant, wherein the value of formula (i), which is represented by (surfactant amount (μmol))/(total protein amount (μg)), is 0.013 to 0.05 μmol/μg.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261744

Optical device, phase plate, and image forming method

An optical device comprises a shared phase modulation mask configured to impart a first phase modulation to light of a first wavelength, and imparts a second phase modulation to light of a second wavelength, an irradiation optical system configured to cause the light of the first wavelength and the light of the second wavelength to enter the same incident region in the phase modulation mask, and a light collecting optical system configured to collect the light of the first phase-modulated first wavelength and the light of the second phase-modulated second wavelength to form an image corresponding to a point spread function.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261412

Smear preparing apparatus

A smear preparing apparatus of an embodiment includes: a transportation part that holds and transports a microscope slide; a housing defining a room therein, the housing including: an insertion opening through which the microscope slide transported by the transportation part is to be inserted, and a feed opening through which air is to be fed; and a blower configured to feed the air through the feed opening to the microscope slide housed in the housing. The housing further includes a discharge opening through which the air fed from the blower through the feed opening is discharged.. ... Sysmex Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170259266

Sample processing method, sample processing chip, and sample processing apparatus

Disclosed is a sample processing method for processing a target component in a sample by use of a sample processing chip having a storage portion and a droplet forming flow path, the sample processing method including: storing, in the storage portion, a mixture of the target component and a predetermined amount of a diluent for causing the target component to be encapsulated by one molecule or by one particle into a droplet; heating the mixture in the storage portion to cause thermal convection in the storage portion thereby to mix the target component and the diluent together; and in the droplet forming flow path, forming droplets in a dispersion medium, each droplet containing the diluted target component and a reagent that reacts with the target component.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170254731

Smear preparation apparatus and smear preparation method

The time period necessary for a staining process is shortened, and the apparatus is downsized. This smear preparation apparatus includes: a staining vessel for storing a staining liquid therein so as to allow a plurality of glass slides each having a sample smeared thereon to be immersed therein; and a transfer unit for holding and transferring each glass slide. ... Sysmex Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248576

Blood coagulation analyzer and blood coagulation analyzing method

A blood coagulation analyzer comprises: a light irradiation unit configured to apply light onto a container configured to store a measurement specimen containing a sample and a reagent, and comprising: light sources including a first light source configured to generate light of a first wavelength for blood coagulation time measurement, a second light source configured to generate light of a second wavelength for synthetic substrate measurement, and a third light source configured to generate light of a third wavelength for immunonephelometry measurement; and optical fiber parts facing the respective light sources; a light reception part configured to receive light transmitted through the container; and an analysis unit configured to analyze the sample using an electric signal outputted from the light reception part.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170247682

Specimen pretreatment apparatus, specimen pretreatment cartridge, and specimen pretreatment method

Disclosed is a specimen pretreatment apparatus comprising: a specimen container holder configured to hold a specimen container for containing a plasma specimen; a reagent container holder configured to hold a first reagent container for containing a first reagent including magnetic particles on which a nucleic acid in the plasma specimen is adsorbed; a reaction unit in which a plurality of reaction containers are disposed, the reaction unit being configured to accelerate, in each reaction container, reaction of the plasma specimen and the first reagent; a washing unit in which a washing container is disposed, the washing unit including a magnetic force applying portion configured to apply magnetic force to the washing container; a dispensing unit; and a controller programmed to control the dispensing unit to: dispense the plasma specimen contained in the specimen container and the first reagent into the plurality of reaction containers in the reaction unit; dispense a mix liquid of the plasma specimen and the first reagent from each of the plurality of reaction containers into the washing container; and remove a liquid component from the washing container while the magnetic particles contained in the discharged mix liquid is attracted by the magnetic force applying portion.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242046

Sample measurement apparatus and method of measuring samples

A sample measurement apparatus according to one or more embodiments includes a processing unit that aspirates a sample inside a sample container and measures the sample; a transfer unit that includes a holder to hold the sample container, and that picks up the sample container from a rack capable of storing the sample containers at storage positions on a row and transfers the sample container to the processing unit; and a detection unit that is attached to the holder and is movable integrally with the holder, and that detects whether or not there is the sample container at each of the storage positions.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170241890

Sample measuring apparatus and sample measuring method

A sample measuring apparatus of an embodiment includes: a laser diode that applies laser light to a measurement specimen prepared from a sample; a detection unit that acquires optical information from a particle in the measurement specimen to which the laser light is applied; a drive circuit that supplies a direct-current drive signal to the laser diode; and a high-frequency conversion circuit that generates a potential that switches between a high level and a low level in a predetermined cycle to guide the drive signal outputted from the drive circuit to a second signal path which is different from a first signal path connected to the laser diode in the predetermined cycle, thereby converting the drive signal to be supplied to the laser diode into a high-frequency signal.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227446

Particle imaging apparatus and particle imaging method

A particle imaging apparatus comprises a flow path comprising a first flow path section, a second flow path section connected downstream of the first flow path section, and a third flow path section that is branched from the first flow path section, a particle detection unit comprising a light source and a light detector, a particle sorting unit configured to adjust a flow direction of the particle, and a particle imaging unit configured to take an image of a particle that flows in the second flow path section. The flow path is structured such that a cross-sectional area of the second flow path section is greater than a cross-sectional area of the first flow path section. ... Sysmex Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212099

Urine sample testing apparatus and apparatus for processing measurement result of urine sample

A urine sample testing apparatus may include a urine qualitative measuring section configured to acquire a measurement result for each of a plurality of urine qualitative measurement items and a urine sediment measuring section configured to acquire a measurement result for each of a plurality of urine sediment measurement items. The apparatus may also include an operation part that can specify a combination of one of the plurality of urine qualitative measurement items and one of the plurality of urine sediment measurement items. ... Sysmex Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170211138

Method of quality control of nucleic acid amplification

Disclosed is a method of quality control of nucleic acid amplification using quality control oligonucleotide. The method comprises a nucleic acid detection step and a determination step. ... Sysmex Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170191941

Testing unit, sample analyzer, and testing method

A testing unit to test a liquid sample applied on a measurement surface in an indicator section on a test piece by using a brightness distribution. The testing unit comprises an irradiation part that irradiates the measurement surface with light; an imaging part that obtains images of the measurement surface; a generating part that generates a determination index based on the imaging data; and a determination part that executes determination on a measurement item, using the determination index. ... Sysmex Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170182157

Immunostimulator and method for producing the same

Disclosed is an immunostimulator containing virus-like particles, in which the virus-like particles contain an outer coat protein containing an amino acid sequence selected from the group consisting of seq id no. 1, seq id no. ... Sysmex Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176485

Sample analyzer

A sample analyzer comprises a container setting part on which a liquid container is to be set, a liquid supplying part configured to supply a liquid to the liquid container, an aspiration tube configured to aspirate a sample or a reagent, a movement mechanism configured to move the aspiration tube, a liquid surface sensor configured to detect contact of the aspiration tube with a liquid surface, and a controller configured to execute an aspiration tube adjustment operation. The aspiration tube adjustment operation comprises supplying the liquid to the liquid container by the liquid supplying part, lowering the aspiration tube by the movement mechanism toward the liquid container set on the container setting part, and obtaining information regarding a position in a height direction of the aspiration tube at a time when the aspiration tube has come into contact with the liquid surface.. ... Sysmex Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176482

Sample analyzer, sample analyzing method, and reagent container holder

A sample analyzer includes: a reagent container holder including a reagent container holder body configured to hold a reagent container, and a tilt changing part configured to change a tilt of the reagent container holder body; a reagent dispenser configured to aspirate a reagent contained in the reagent container held in the reagent container holder body; a detector configured to detect a signal for analysis from a measurement specimen containing a sample and the reagent dispensed by the reagent dispenser; and a controller that analyzes the sample on the basis of the signal detected by the detector.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170160298

Specimen analyzer and specimen analyzing method

A sample analyzing method of a sample analyzer for measuring samples, using a reagent container which comprises a writable and readable storage medium, the sample analyzing method including: storing information regarding a remaining amount of a reagent in the reagent container to a memory of the analyzer read from the storage medium; updating the information in the memory in response to an aspiration of the reagent; and writing updated information in the memory to the storage medium when an aspiration of the reagent in a plurality of measurements is completed. The writing of the updated information is postponed until the aspiration of the reagent in the plurality of measurements is completed.. ... Sysmex Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170153258

Disposal container for testing apparatus and testing apparatus

Disclosed is a testing apparatus comprising a disposal container body comprising: a first opening portion that faces upward to receive a used test piece dropped by a test piece transfer part of the testing apparatus, wherein the test piece transfer part is configured to transfer the used test piece to the first opening portion; and a second opening portion that faces laterally to receive a liquid waste and to which an end of a discharge pipe of the testing apparatus is inserted, wherein the discharge pipe is configured to transfer the liquid waste to the second opening portion.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170153221

Sample testing system, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and non transitory computer readable storage storing a computer program

A sample testing system includes a sample analyzer that analyzes a particle in a sample, and an information processing apparatus that receives a result of an analysis on the sample from the sample analyzer. The information processing apparatus includes a controller, a display unit, and an input unit. ... Sysmex Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170152552

Cell selection method, cell detection method, cell selection apparatus, and cell detection apparatus

Disclosed is a cell selection method including a sample preparation step of preparing a sample by performing staining of nucleic acid in each of cells by a first fluorescent dye; and hybridization with respect to an evaluation target region in dna in each cell by an evaluation probe including a second fluorescent dye; a light receiving step of applying light to the sample and receiving fluorescence from the first fluorescent dye and fluorescence from the second fluorescent dye; and a selection step of selecting an analysis target cell on the basis of intensity of the fluorescence from the first fluorescent dye and intensity of the fluorescence from the second fluorescent dye, wherein the first fluorescent dye is a dye that emits fluorescence having a first wavelength, and the second fluorescent dye is a dye that emits fluorescence having a second wavelength different from the first wavelength.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170151326

Immunity inducer

Disclosed is an immunity inducer. The immunity inducer comprises virus like particles; the virus like particles comprise a virus-derived outer coat protein and an antigen-bound protein comprising an exogenous antigen; the outer coat protein constitutes an outer coat of the virus like particles, and the antigen-bound protein is comprised in the outer coat; and the virus like particles induce an immune effect of a living body on the antigen.. ... Sysmex Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170122869

Cell information obtaining method and cell information obtaining apparatus

A cell information obtaining method comprises causing a plurality of fluorescent substances having different fluorescence wavelengths from each other to be bound to a test substance contained in a cell, applying light to the cell to cause fluorescences having different wavelengths and intensities to be generated from the plurality of fluorescent substances, and obtaining a first fluorescence information and a second fluorescence information on the basis of the generated fluorescences.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170108524

Sample analysis system, cleaning liquid preparation apparatus, sample analyzer, and cleaning liquid supply method

Disclosed is a sample analysis system comprising a cleaning liquid preparation apparatus that prepares a cleaning liquid, and a sample analyzer that comprises a measurement unit that measures a sample and a reservoir that stores the cleaning liquid prepared by the cleaning liquid preparation apparatus. The sample analyzer cleans at least a part of the measurement unit with the cleaning liquid. ... Sysmex Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170108426

Particle measuring apparatus

A particle measuring apparatus includes a flow cell configured to flow a specimen, a first light source configured to emit light having a first wavelength, and a second light source configured to emit light having a second wavelength different from the first wavelength. An irradiation optical system is configured to irradiate the flow cell with light emitted from the first light source and the second light source. ... Sysmex Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170103543

Test piece analyzing apparatus and test piece analyzing method

A test piece analyzer and test piece analyzing method which is compact and capable of analyzing a test piece even when mounted obliquely is provided. The test piece analyzer is configured by a test piece holder 11 that includes a mounting part mp for mounting a test piece provided with reagent pads, and an imaging unit 20, wherein the imaging unit 20 is configured to sequentially image the test piece along the longitudinal direction of the mounting part.. ... Sysmex Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170102402

Test piece mounting body, transport unit, and test piece analyzer

A test piece analyzer capable of easily washing a transport device to which the sample (urine sample) has adhered is provided. A test piece analyzer is provided with a transport unit having a transport device to transport a test piece, a drive part to drive the transport device, an imaging unit to image the test piece, and a casing to house the transport unit, imaging unit, and drive part. ... Sysmex Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170101670

Method for detecting rare mutation

Disclosed is a method for detecting a rare mutation. The method comprises: preparing a sample comprising not more than 1,000 copies of template dna; amplifying the template dna to prepare a library, and analyzing a nucleotide sequence of the library; calculating a ratio of variants in a base at a predetermined position, from the analysis result; comparing the calculated ratio of variants with a predetermined cut-off value; and determining that the sample has a rare mutation in the base at the predetermined position when the calculated ratio of variants is not less than the predetermined cut-off value.. ... Sysmex Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170082531

Particle imaging device and particle imaging method

A particle imaging device comprises a flow cell, a light source, an irradiation optical system configured to form a light sheet on the flow cell, a light collecting optical system and an imaging element. The sheet surface of the light sheet is perpendicular to the exterior side surface of the flow cell to which the light is entered from the light source. ... Sysmex Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170074895

Sample analyzer and liquid aspirating method

A sample analyzer is configured to execute a liquid surface detection of detecting a liquid surface in a container by a liquid surface detector prior to a lowering operation of an aspirating tube for aspirating the liquid if a liquid level information is not stored in a memory, and store a liquid level information of a container in the memory based on a detection result by the liquid surface detection. Also, a liquid aspirating method by a sample analyzer.. ... Sysmex Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170074863

Blood analyzer, blood analyzing method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

Disclosed is a blood analyzer including a specimen preparation unit that prepares a measurement specimen by mixing a hemolytic agent that hemolyzes red blood cells, a staining dye that dyes nucleic acids, and a blood specimen; a detector that detects intensity of side scattered light and intensity of fluorescence generated with application of light from the measurement specimen prepared by the specimen preparation unit; and an analysis unit that discriminates white blood cells from giant platelets based on the intensity of side scattered light and the intensity of fluorescence detected by the detector, and counts the white blood cells.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170074777

Cell analyzer and cell analyzing method

Disclosed is a cell analyzer that includes a flow cell through which a measurement specimen containing a body fluid flows, a light emission unit that applies light onto the measurement specimen flowing through the flow cell, a light detection unit that detects forward scattered light generated from cells in the measurement specimen to which the light is applied, an analysis unit that is programmed to analyze the cells in the body fluid based on a forward scattered light signal detected by the light detection unit, and an output unit. The analysis unit is programmed to control the output unit to output information about tumor cells in the body fluid, based on forward scattered light signal intensity and forward scattered light signal width.. ... Sysmex Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170073770

Method for supporting diagnosis of risk of colorectal cancer recurrence, treatment of colorectal cancer, and administration of anticancer drug

Disclosed is a method for supporting a diagnosis of a risk of colorectal cancer recurrence, including the steps of: performing a first measurement to measure the levels of expression of a plurality of genes selected from a first gene group present in a region from 18q21 to 18q23 on the long arm of chromosome 18 in a biological sample collected from a patient with colorectal cancer, a second measurement to measure the levels of expression of a plurality of genes selected from a second gene group present in a region from 20q11 to 20q13 on the long arm of chromosome 20, and a third measurement to measure the levels of expression of a plurality of genes selected from a third gene group including angptl2, axl, c1r, c1s, calhm2, ctsk, dcn, emp3, grem1, itgav, klhl5, mmp2, rab34, selm, srgap2p1, and vim; and determining the risk of colorectal cancer recurrence of the patient based on the levels of expression measured in the measurement step.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170059598

Management method for a sample processing apparatus

A managing method for a sample processing apparatus involving the sample processing apparatus and a management apparatus. The method includes requesting an approval of self-adjustment to the management apparatus from the sample processing apparatus before performing a self-adjustment. ... Sysmex Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170059594

Reagent for activated partial thromboplastin time measurement, reagent kit for activated partial thromboplastin time measurement, and method for measuring activated partial thrombopalstin time

Disclosed is a reagent for activated partial thromboplastin time measurement including an ellagic acid compound, a phospholipid, and a polyvinyl alcohol compound.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170059593

Blood sample analyzing method, blood sample analyzer, and system

Disclosed is a blood sample analyzing method including preparing a measurement specimen by mixing a blood sample with a measuring reagent of fibrin and a fibrinogen degradation product (fdp); acquiring, based on a time-dependent change in optical information obtained by optically measuring the measurement specimen, first information indicating an fdp concentration and second information indicating a curving degree of a time course curve showing the time-dependent change of the optical information; and determining an enhanced fibrinolytic state of the blood sample or acquiring a value related to a d dimer of the blood sample based on the first information and the second information.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170059592

Blood analyzing method as well as stain solution and blood analyzer used for the same

Disclosed is a blood analyzing method including: a step of preparing a measurement sample from blood, a fluorescent dye represented by the following formula 1, and a diluent, a concentration of the fluorescent dye in the measurement sample being greater than or equal to 0.15 μm and smaller than or equal to 1.0 μm; a step of acquiring fluorescence information obtained by irradiating the measurement sample with light; and a step of detecting a red blood cell infected with a malaria parasite in the blood based on the fluorescence information.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170059562

Immune measuring apparatus and immune measuring method

A processing mechanism unit forms an immune complex containing the test substance in the sample and a labeled substance contained in a labeled reagent on a magnetic particle contained in a solid-phase reagent. The unit liberates the immune complex from the magnetic particle with a liberating reagent. ... Sysmex Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170059560

Urine sample analyzer and urine sample analyzing method

A urine sample analyzer is disclosed. A measurement specimen containing a urine sample flows through flow cell, and light is applied to the measurement specimen flowing through flow cell. ... Sysmex Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170059486

Blood analyzer and blood analyzing method

A blood analyzer comprises a sample preparing part configured to prepare a measurement sample from a blood sample, an staining dye and diluent, a detecting part configured to detect the fluorescent light intensity and the scattered light intensity, an output part, and an analyzing part configured to identify the population including red blood cells infected by ring-form malaria parasite based on the fluorescent light intensity and the scattered light intensity, and output to the output part the information relating to infection of plasmodium falciparum based on the scattered light distribution of particles associated with the identified population that includes red blood cells infected by the ring-form malaria parasite.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170057991

Method of liberating peptide and method of recovering peptide

Disclosed is a method of liberating a peptide, the method comprising a step of bringing a self-aggregate of albumin containing a peptide incorporated therein into contact with a solution that contains a compound represented by formula (i) or (ii) defined in the specification at a concentration of 80 mm to 1000 mm and allowing the peptide to be liberated from the self-aggregate of albumin into the solution.. . ... Sysmex Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170003310

Specimen processing apparatus for genetic testing

. . Disclosed is a specimen processing apparatus for genetic testing. The apparatus includes: a mode setting section configured to receive a setting of an operation mode from: an emulsion preparation mode for preparing a water-in-oil type (w/o type) emulsion having dispersed therein a plurality of droplets, each droplet containing a specimen which contains dna and a bead to which a reagent component necessary for amplifying a target dna molecule is bound; and an emulsion breaking mode for breaking the emulsion and collecting beads from the droplets; and a controller programmed to control the transfer unit and the dispensing unit in accordance with the operation mode set by the mode setting section.. ... Sysmex Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170003204

Smear preparation apparatus, blood sample processing system, and method of washing blood processing unit of the smear preparation apparatus

A smear preparation apparatus comprises a blood processing unit, a washing unit, a controller, an information obtaining unit. The controller changes the washing condition for washing after processing a blood sample to a second washing condition which is stronger than the first washing condition when abnormal blood cells occur in the blood sample.. ... Sysmex Corporation








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