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1. (WO2001036683) METHOD FOR RAPID AND ACCURATE IDENTIFICATION OF MICROORGANISMS

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/036683    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/031579
Publication Date: Sat May 26 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Fri Nov 17 00:59:59 CET 2000
IPC: C12Q 1/68
C12Q 1/70
Applicants: APOLLO BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.
LIU, Zhiping
Inventors: LIU, Zhiping
Title: METHOD FOR RAPID AND ACCURATE IDENTIFICATION OF MICROORGANISMS
Abstract:
Methods and compositions useful for rapid identification of microorganisms are provided. Methods and compositions useful for rapid and simultaneous identification in a biological sample of multiple microorganisms, including bacteria, yeast, fungi and viruses are also provided. The methods and compositions utilize amplification techniques and sequence specific hybridization to detect species specific polynucleotide sequence in a sample. Novel methods for coupling oligonucleotide probes to glass surfaces with increased efficiency are also provided.