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1. (WO2014199115) ASSAY AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/199115    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2014/000234
Publication Date: Fri Dec 19 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Sat Jun 14 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: G01N 33/569
Applicants: MARS, INCORPORATED
MARS PETCARE UK
Inventors: HARRIS, Stephen James
COATES, Matthew
GIBBS, Matthew Ronald
Title: ASSAY AND METHOD
Abstract:
The present invention relates to an assay for use in a method of determining the oral health status of a canine animal by identifying certain bacteria present or absent in a sample taken from the animal, and applying the information set out herein for each identified bacteria to statistical models in order to determine the oral health status of the animal.