Patent Number: 6,252,979

Title: Interactive method and apparatus for sorting biological specimens

Abstract: An interactive process for sorting biological specimens includes the steps of processing a biological specimen to provide an analysis score, sorting the biological specimens according to the analysis score into categories including: clearly normal, interactive review, and microscopy review, and selecting a field-of-view (FOV) for the biological specimens sorted into the interactive review category.

Inventors: Lee; Shih-Jong J. (Bellevue, WA), Nelson; Alan C. (Redmond, WA), Youngmann; Carl E. (Seattle, WA)

Assignee: Tripath Imaging, Inc.

International Classification: G06K 9/00 (20060101); G06K 009/00 (); G02B 021/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018