TECHNOLOGY

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 4849
Amount: $49,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Southern Biotechnology Assoc
160a Oxmoor Blvd, Birmingham, AL, 35209
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 MARTHA K DAGG
 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
 (205) 945-1774
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
SOUTHERN BIOTECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATES, INC. WILL DEVELOP A HOME DIAGNOSTIC KIT EMPLOYING MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES AND ELISA TECHNOLOGY. THE PROTOTYPE KIT WILL USE MONOCLONAL ANTI-HCG ANTIBODIES COVALENTLY LINKED TO MICROSPHERES FOR PREGNANCY DETECTION. HOWEVER, THE PROPOSED DESIGN WILL BE APPLICABLE FOR THE DETECTION OF OTHER SUBSTANCES SUCH AS STREP THROAT ANTIGEN, VENEREAL DISEASE ANTIGENS, AND OCCULT BLOOD IN FECES. THUS, THE INITIAL DEVELOPMENT OF A HOME DIAGNOSTIC PREGNANCY KIT SHOULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF OTHER KITS THAT CAN BE MARKETED FOR HOME USE.

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