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RAPID FIBRINOGEN ASSAY FOR USE IN THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
13925
Program Year/Program:
1992 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
13925
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Biotherm, Inc.
5301 Departure Drive Raleigh, NC 27604
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1992
Title: RAPID FIBRINOGEN ASSAY FOR USE IN THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $500,000.00
 

Abstract:

AN ASSAY SYSTEM FOR MONITORING FUNCTIONAL FIBRINOGEN IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY WILL BE DEVELOPED. THIS SYSTEM WILL BE BASED ON A NOVEL DRY REAGENT ASSAY TECHNOLOGY THAT HAS RECENTLY BEEN APPLIED SUCCESSFULLY TO PTAND ACTIVATED PTT TESTS. INTRODUCTION OF A RAPID, CONVENIENT, FIBRINOGEN ASSAY SYSTEM ON A DECENTRALIZED BASISCOULD PROVIDE ACCURATE RESULTS SOONER THAN EXISTING LABORATORY METHODS AND COULD SERVE AS AN IMPORTANT DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE IN THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY. THIS PROJECT WILL DEVELOP THIS FIBRINOGEN ASSAY SYSTEM AND ASSESS ITS POTENTIAL, USING A COMBINATION OF LABORATORY STUDIES OF INFLUENCING FACTORS AND CLINICAL SAMPLE STUDIES. APPLICATION TO EARLY DETERMINATION OF LOW FIBRINOGEN LEVELS IN THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY PATIENTS WILL BE EXPLORED. THIS WORK WILL BE PERFORMED IN CONJUNCTION WITH DUKE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER.

Principal Investigator:

Bruce J Oberhardt
9195442952

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Biotherm Inc.
Po Box 13417 Res Triangle Park, NC 27709

EIN/Tax ID: 562098302
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No