A Rapid Breath Test Assess Bovine Respiratory Disease

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: 2006-33610-17702
Agency Tracking Number: 2005-00151
Amount: $296,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
710 Asp Avenue, Suite 500 null, Norman, OK, 73069
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Gina McMillen
 Veterinary Medical Director
 (405) 307-8803
 gmcmillen@ekipstech.com
Business Contact
 G. Gibson
Title: CFO
Phone: (405) 307-8803
Email: cgibson@ekipstech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Bovine Respiratory Disease is the most costly disease among cattle arriving at feedlots and results in decreased weight gain, lower quality meat and death. BRD is highly transmittable and a rapid and sensitive diagnostic method for BRD is not currently available. This project will validate a state-of-art biomedical breath analysis sensor to assess the respiratory health of cattle. Our goal is to improve management of cattle by providing an immediate, objective measurement of respiratory health.

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