Global patent index - EP 1064553 A1

EP 1064553 A1 2001-01-03 - IMMUNOASSAY DEVICE AND METHOD

Title (en)

IMMUNOASSAY DEVICE AND METHOD

Title (de)

GERÄT UND METHODE FÜR IMMUNOASSAYS

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF ET PROCEDE POUR DOSAGE IMMUNOLOGIQUE

Publication

EP 1064553 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99913871 A

Priority

  • US 9905487 W
  • US 4245198 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9947930A1] An assay device for detecting the presence or absence of an analyte in a liquid sample. The assay device comprising a planar matrix having a sample receiving zone (12) for receiving the liquid sample; a labeling zone (14) in fluid communication with the sample receiving zone; a capture zone (16) in fluid communication with the labeling zone; and an absorbent zone (18) in fluid communication with the capture zone, wherein the absorbent zone includes a dessicant material.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G01N 33/558

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/543 (2006.01); G01N 33/558 (2006.01); G01N 33/74 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/558 (2013.01); G01N 33/743 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9947930 A1 19990923; AU 3185199 A 19991011; EP 1064553 A1 20010103; EP 1064553 A4 20010912; JP 2002507725 A 20020312

INPADOC legal status

2002-10-23 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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2002-01-16 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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2001-09-12 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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2001-09-12 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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