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1. (WO2018185487) A SPECIFIC, RAPID TEST DIFFERENTIATING GRAM POSITIVE AND GRAM NEGATIVE BACTERIA

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/185487    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2018/050914
Publication Date: Fri Oct 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: C12Q 1/04
C07K 16/12
G01N 33/558
Applicants: PRICE, Robert Graham
HASSAN, Zahra
ABUKNESHA, Ramadan
Inventors: PRICE, Robert Graham
HASSAN, Zahra
ABUKNESHA, Ramadan
Title: A SPECIFIC, RAPID TEST DIFFERENTIATING GRAM POSITIVE AND GRAM NEGATIVE BACTERIA
Abstract:
The present invention discloses a specific, rapid test differentiating microorganisms by trait, such as distinguishing gram positive and gram negative bacteria, in bodily fluids at point of care. This is achieved through a method of producing a polyclonal antibody targeted towards the particular trait of the microorganism to be tested for, as well as the polyclonal antibody produced by such a method. Also disclosed is a lateral flow point of care test device comprising such a polyclonal antibody, as well as a method of use of such a device.