SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC.
|SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20150253314||CYSTATIN C AND GALECTIN-3 AS BIOMARKERS FOR PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION - Cystatin C (CysC) and Galectin 3 (Gal-3) are biomarkers for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), wherein elevated levels of one or other or both CysC and Gal-3 indicates a likelihood of PAH. Also provided are methods for identifying candidates for pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment and methods for monitoring therapeutic treatments of pulmonary arterial hypertension by monitoring levels of CysC and Gal-3 in the subject undergoing therapy.||09-10-2015|
|20150247806||CLAM-SHELL LUMINOMETER - A clam-shell luminometer that, when closed, completely encloses an assay reaction mixture-containing reaction vessel and some portion of a reaction carousel or ring. The luminometer includes first and second portions that are coupled to each other, a photomultiplier tube, and plural fiber optic bundles that are optically coupled to the photomultiplier tube. First ends of the fiber optic bundles are disposed adjacent to the reaction vessel in the second portion so that the fiber optic bundles completely surround the perimeter or periphery of the reaction vessel.||09-03-2015|
|20150241457||METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ASCERTAINING SPECIMEN AND/OR SAMPLE CONTAINER CHARACTERISTICS WHILE IN TRANSIT - Methods of identifying a characteristic of a clinical analysis specimen or a sample container containing the specimen are disclosed. The methods include moving the sample container along a track while causing translation and rotation of the sample container, and capturing two or more images of the sample container during the translation and rotation. The track may have one or more moveable belts contacting a carrier to rotate and translate the carrier holding the sample container. Image analysis may be used to read a barcode label of the sample container, determine HIL, and/or physical characteristics of the sample container. Apparatus for carrying out the method are described, as are other aspects.||08-27-2015|
Patent applications by SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC.