Accession Number:

ADD012602

Title:

A Nucleic Acid Probe and Method for the Rapid Detection of Typhoid Fever Bacteria.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1986-06-23

Pagination or Media Count:

52.0

Abstract:

This invention relates to a nucleic acid probe and method for the rapid detection of typhoid fever bacteria by use of a nucleic acid hybridization probe, equivalent to the DNA region encoding the Vi antigen of enteric bacteria such as Salmonella typhi, S. paratifphi C, or Citrobacter, freundii, in a nucleic acid hybridization reaction with a clinical specimen containing typhoid fever bacteria.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE