Rapid Serological Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus Infections

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$63,816.00
Award Year:
2003
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
DAMD17-03-C-002
Agency Tracking Number:
A022-3162
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
ACCESS BIO, INC.
675 U.S. Highway 1, North Brunswick, NJ, 08902
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Young Ho Choi
CEO, Chief Scientific Off
(732) 246-7400
yhchoi@accessbio.net
Business Contact:
Thomas Sabourin
Chief Business Officer
(561) 301-0540
tdsabourin@accessbio.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Our phase 1 objective is to build a prototype immunochromatographic test device which is capable of detecting IgM and IgG antibodies specific for Orientia tsutsugamushi in blood, serum or plasma samples from soldiers or civilians. A filed use rapid assayto detect scrub typhus infection that is rapid, one-step, utilizes stable reagents and requires no special storage or equipment requirements.

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