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020009: Compositions and Methods for Epizootic Catarrhal Enteritis (ECE) Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Ferrets

In 1999, a coronavirus was identified as the cause of Epizootic Catarrhal Enteritis (ECE) in ferrets, a highly contagious diarrheal disease for which there are no effective diagnostics, therapeutics, or preventatives. This disease costs ferret breeders and owners millions of dollars a year in health care costs and lost revenue. In 1996, approximately...
Published: 11/27/2018   |   Inventor(s): Roger Maes, Matti Kiupel, Annabel Wise
Keywords(s): Coronavirus, Diagnosis, Ferret, Prevention, Screening, Treatment, Vaccine Category(s): Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Animal/Veterinary

Development of Diagnostic In-Situ Hybridization for a Commercial Platform

Executive Summary In situ hybridization (ISH) uses complementary DNA or RNA probes to localize a specific DNA or RNA sequence in in tissue sections. Because ISH targets nucleic acid sequences, as opposed to proteins, ISH can detect both expressed and unexpressed genes, making it a versatile and less costly diagnostic tool. As with other detection techniques,...
Published: 5/20/2016   |   Inventor(s): Matti Kiupel, Rodrigo Menezes
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Animal/Veterinary