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1. (WO2017168249) DETECTING MICROBIAL INFECTION IN WOUNDS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/168249    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/000442
Publication Date: Fri Oct 06 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Mar 31 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G01N 33/52
G01N 21/78
G01N 33/68
Applicants: QUALIZYME DIAGNOSTICS GMBH & CO KG
UNIVERSITY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND LIFE SCIENCES, VIENNA
ACIB GMBH
Inventors: BURNET, Michael
HEINZLE, Andrea
SIGL, Eva
LUSCHNIG, Daniel
GAMERICH, Clemens
TEGL, Gregor
GUEBITZ, Geoeg
Title: DETECTING MICROBIAL INFECTION IN WOUNDS
Abstract:
The disclosed technology relates to chemical entities for the detection of wounds, e.g., chronic wounds or infected wounds, including compositions, substrates, kits, dressing materials, and articles, and systems containing such compounds. The disclosed technology further relates to methods of using these compositions, kits and systems in diagnostic assays, and in the diagnosis and/or detection of chronic or infected wounds based on enzymatic action on specific moieties and/or reaction sites. Additional disclosure relates to methods of characterizing wounds based on expression of a plurality of markers and using such information to treat, manage, and follow-up patients suffering from chronic or infected wounds.