Rapid Serological Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus Infections

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: DAMD17-03-C-002
Agency Tracking Number: A022-3162
Amount: $63,816.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
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
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Young Ho Choi
 CEO, Chief Scientific Off
 (732) 246-7400
 yhchoi@accessbio.net
Business Contact
 Thomas Sabourin
Title: Chief Business Officer
Phone: (561) 301-0540
Email: 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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