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1. (WO2018085113) METHODS FOR DIAGNOSING INFECTIOUS DISEASES USING ADSORPTION MEDIA

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/085113    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/058536
Publication Date: Sat May 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 27 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: C12Q 1/70
G01N 33/569
Applicants: EXTHERA MEDICAL CORPORATION
Inventors: WARD, Robert S.
MCCREA, Keith R.
Title: METHODS FOR DIAGNOSING INFECTIOUS DISEASES USING ADSORPTION MEDIA
Abstract:
The present invention provides an in vitro method for concentrating infectious pathogens found in a biological sample obtained from an individual who is suspected of being infected with the pathogens. Provided herein is also an in vitro method for reducing or eliminating blood cells from a sample obtained from an individual suspected to being infected with an infectious pathogen. The present invention also provides a method for diagnosing malaria and a method for determining if an individual is infected with a pathogen. Provided herein is also a concentrator and a kit for use with the methods.