Patent Number: 8,715,590

Title: Multiplexed lateral flow assay arrays

Abstract: A diagnostic test device comprising at least one membrane disposed in any of one, two, and three dimensions; at least one test sample fluid input port that receives and transfers at least one test sample fluid and onto the at least one membrane; at least one contiguous fluid flow manifold within the at least one membrane to multiplex or distribute the at least one test sample fluid; at least one contiguous fluid flow channel that operatively connects the at least one membrane to the at least one contiguous fluid flow manifold; at least one analyte assay test zone disposed within the at least one contiguous fluid flow channel; and at least one chemical capturing reagent disposed within the at least one analyte assay test zone, wherein multiple analyte assay test results are simultaneously obtained and in parallel in the diagnostic test device.

Inventors: Cohen; Marc H. (Silver Spring, MD), Gabriel; Kenneth A. (Alexandria, VA), Loomis; Lawrence J. (Columbia, MD)

Assignee: Prognosys LLC

International Classification: G01N 33/48 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018