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Pub. No.:    WO/2010/147918    International Application No.:    PCT/US2010/038569
Publication Date: 23.12.2010 International Filing Date: 15.06.2010
C12Q 1/04 (2006.01), G01N 33/84 (2006.01)
Applicants: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY [US/US]; 3M Center Post Office Box 33427 Saint Paul, Minnesota 55133-3427 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
YOUNG, Robert, F. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
MACH, Patrick, A. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
HUGHES, Michael, E. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
BINSFELD, Christine, A. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
BJORK, Jason, W. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
REIF-WENNER, Mara, S. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
LUBRANT, Henry, J. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: YOUNG, Robert, F.; (US).
MACH, Patrick, A.; (US).
HUGHES, Michael, E.; (US).
BINSFELD, Christine, A.; (US).
BJORK, Jason, W.; (US).
REIF-WENNER, Mara, S.; (US).
LUBRANT, Henry, J.; (US)
Agent: WILLIAMS, Michael, G.; 3M Center Office of Intellectual Property Counsel Post Office Box 33427 St. Paul, Minnesota 55133-3427 (US)
Priority Data:
61/187,107 15.06.2009 US
61/314,140 15.03.2010 US
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The disclosure provides culture devices and methods useful for detecting acid-producing bacteria in a sample. The devices include a nutrient medium and a pH indicator to detect and differentiate acid-producing microorganisms, such as lactic acid bacteria. Methods of use include detecting or enumerating acid-producing microorganisms. The methods further provide for the detection of gas-producing acid-producing bacteria.
(FR)L'invention porte sur des dispositifs et des procédés de culture utiles pour détecter des bactéries produisant des acides dans un échantillon. Les dispositifs comprennent un milieu nutritif et un indicateur de pH pour détecter et différencier des microorganismes produisant des acides, tels que des bactéries lactiques. L'invention porte sur des procédés d'utilisation qui comprennent la détection ou le dénombrement de microorganismes produisant des acides. Les procédés portent en outre sur la détection de bactéries produisant des acides produisant du gaz.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)