U.S. Class: 436--537Patent Number: 4,492,762Assignee: Abbott LaboratoriesClaims/Description: (Issued Jan. 8, 1985) 4 claims for the useof an anionic surfactant to reduce the background influorescent polarization immunoassays of blood samples. Theclaims were deemed patentable upon amendment of Claim 1;claims 2-4 depend on the amended Claim 1.

-- Compiled by Carol Talkington Verser, Ph.D., of Sheridan Ross& McIntosh, Denver

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