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RAPID FIBEROPTIC FLUORO-IMMUNOASSAY OF CANNABINOIDS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
7410
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
7410
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Ord Inc.
Po Box 50 Nahant, MA 01908
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: RAPID FIBEROPTIC FLUORO-IMMUNOASSAY OF CANNABINOIDS
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $488,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE PROJECT'S LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE IS TO DEVELOP A VERY SENSITIVE POCKET-SIZE FIBEROPTIC FLUORO-IMMUNOASSAY (FFIA) SYSTEM FOR THE DETECTION OF DRUGS OF ABUSE. THIS DETECTION WILL BE EITHER OF INDIVIDUAL DRUGS OR SIMULTANEOUSLY OF 1 OR MORE DRUGS IN A PANEL OF UP TO 50 DRUGS, AND WILL TAKE LESS THAN 30 SECONDS. SIMULTANEOUS DETECTION WILL BE DONE ON A SINGLE SPECIMEN WITHOUT ANY SAMPLE PREPARATION OR SAMPLE VOLUME MEASUREMENT. THERE ARE TWO SPECIFIC AIMS. THE FIRST IS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ORD'S FFIA METHOD FOR THE DETECTION OF CANNABINOIDS. THE PROPOSED SENSITIVITY GOAL IS 10 NG/ML OF THE TETRAHYDRO-CANNABINOL (THC) URINARY METABOLITE. ALTHOUGH AN ASSAY IS PROPOSED FOR URINARY METABOLITES, ORD'SMETHOD HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR MEASURING THE FREE DRUG DIRECTLY IN A DROP OF WHOLE BLOOD WITHOUT ANY SEPARATION STEPS. THE SECOND SPECIFIC AIM IS TO MODIFY THE FFIA INSTRUMENT FOR AN INVESTIGATION INTO OPTIMIZING FIBER AREA TO ALLOW FOR THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF DRUGS TO BE DETECTED SIMULTANEOUSLY.

Principal Investigator:

Myron J Block
6175923650

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Ord Inc.
Po Box 50 Nahant, MA 01908

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