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Methods of Detecting Antiviral Drug Resistant H1N1 Influenza Variants
Researchers at TGen and Northern Arizona University (NAU) have developed a real-time PCR assay for detecting H1N1 influenza strains (which may also be known as as "novel H1N1," "swine flu," and "Mexican flu," among others) in a sample and informing clinicians whether the detected strain is a variant resistant to antiviral...
Published: 2/6/2019   |   Inventor(s): Paul Keim, David Engelthaler, Elizabeth Driebe
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Category(s): Diagnostics
Methods of Quantifying Antiviral Drug Resistant Mutations in Influenza A
Researchers at TGen and Northern Arizona University (NAU) have developed a real-time allele specific mixture analysis (ASMA) qPCR assay for quantitatively analyzing the amount of antiviral drug resistant Influenza A mutants in a mixed viral sample. This highly sensitive method provides a cost effective tool for clinical or public health laboratories...
Published: 2/6/2019   |   Inventor(s): Paul Keim, Elizabeth Driebe, David Engelthaler, Cindy Liu
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Category(s): Diagnostics
Assay for Detecting and Quantifying Coccidioides
Researchers at TGen and Northern Arizona University (NAU) have developed a real-time qPCR assay for detecting and quantifying Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii. The highly sensitive and specific assay can be used by clinicians in rapidly diagnosing Coccidioidomycosis. This assay can be particularly useful outside of the endemic regions...
Published: 2/1/2019   |   Inventor(s): Paul Keim, David Engelthaler, Elizabeth Driebe
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Category(s): Diagnostics, Environment
Allelic Discrimination Assays for MRSA Strains
Researchers at TGen and Northern Arizona University (NAU) have developed methods to rapidly identify and differentiate Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains using real-time PCR assays. These allelic discrimination assays target SNPs to distinguish the clinically important MRSA strains USA100, USA300, USA 600, and other MRSA strains,...
Published: 2/1/2019   |   Inventor(s): Paul Keim, Elizabeth Driebe, David Engelthaler, Jolene Bowers
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Category(s): Diagnostics
Assays for Antibiotic Resistance Gene Detection in Staphylococcus Strains
Researchers at TGen and Northern Arizona University (NAU) have developed a multiplex real-time PCR profiling assay for detecting antibiotic resistance-conferring genes in Staphylococcus strains. The multiplex assay determines the susceptibility of strains such as MRSA, MSSA, MRSE, and MSSE to antibiotics including aminoglycoside, vancomycin, penicillin,...
Published: 2/1/2019   |   Inventor(s): Paul Keim, Elizabeth Driebe, David Engelthaler, Jolene Bowers
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Category(s): Diagnostics
MAMA Real-Time PCR Assay Panel for Genotyping Cyrptococcus gattii
Researchers at TGen and Northern Arizona University (NAU) have developed methods for genotyping Cryptococcus gattii using a mismatch amplification mutation assay (MAMA) real-time PCR assay panel. This assay panel provides a rapid method for genotyping of C. gattii molecular types VGI-VGIV and the dominate North American VGII molecular subtypes VGIIa-c...
Published: 1/30/2019   |   Inventor(s): David Engelthaler, Elizabeth Driebe, Erin Kelley, Paul Keim
Keywords(s): Pathogens
Category(s): Genomics/Genetics, Diagnostics
Repurposed Drugs for the Treatment of Fungal Infections Caused by Coccidioides
Researchers at TGen and Northern Arizona University (NAU) have developed an effective treatment for fungal infections caused by Coccidioides including the Valley Fever-causing species: Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii in humans and companion animals (particularly canines). Repurposed drugs originally developed to inhibit hormone uptake...
Published: 1/30/2019   |   Inventor(s): David Engelthaler, Elizabeth Driebe, Hongwei "Holly" Yin, Michael Valentine, Donald Chow, Jolene Bowers, Paul Keim
Keywords(s): Pathogens, Veterinary Medicine
Category(s): Therapeutics
Amplicon Sequencing Analysis Pipeline (ASAP)
TGen and Northern Arizona University have developed a high-throughput bioinformatics tool for interpreting the significance of alignment data from amplicon sequencing. Amplicon sequencing allows for rapid, cost-effective, highly multiplexed, and accurate detection of numerous clinically important targets directly in clinical samples. The Amplicon...
Published: 1/24/2019   |   Inventor(s): Darrin Lemmer, Jolene Bowers, Elizabeth Driebe, Erin Kelley, David Engelthaler, Paul Keim
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Category(s): Computer Methods, Diagnostics
Amplicon sequencing technology for the detection of Lyme disease and other infectious diseases
Researchers at TGen and Northern Arizona University have developed technology to increase the speed and accuracy of diagnosing and assessing Lyme Disease and other infectious diseases. This amplicon sequencing technology for Lyme Disease and other infectious diseases can be used commercially in a rapid and accurate fashion:• as a diagnostic...
Published: 7/17/2018   |   Inventor(s): Elizabeth Driebe, Paul Keim, David Engelthaler, Jolene Bowers, Nathan Nieto
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Category(s): Diagnostics
Rapid typing and subtyping of Staphylococcus aureus clonal complex 8 (CC8) strains
Researchers at TGen and the United States Centers Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have collaboratively developed a panel of assays for rapidly and consistently typing Staphylococcus aureus strains, and subtyping the strains within clonal complex 8 (CC8). The developed technology is an improvement over previously used typing methods and can be...
Published: 7/11/2018   |   Inventor(s): Elizabeth Driebe, Jolene Bowers, David Engelthaler, Paul Keim, Brandi Limbago, James Rasheed, Linda Mcdougal, Valerie Albrecht
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Category(s): Diagnostics
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