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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

Immortalized Chick Fibroblast Cell Line for Production of Human and Veterinary Vaccines

IntroductionCell-culture-based technology for vaccine production is robust, reliable, and could become a practical alternative for the pharmaceutical industry. Once the virus is propagated and harvested, the downstream processing parameters for purification, filling, and packaging of the vaccine are similar to current pharmaceutical methodologies and...

A Potential E. Coli Vaccine to Prevent Travelers’ Diarrhea

IntroductionEnterotoxic E. coli strains (ETEC) produce heat stable enterotoxin (STa). ETEC strains are a common cause of diarrhea (travelers’ diarrhea in humans) and animals (scours). Each year, approximately 20 million people will develop travelers’ diarrhea. Scours causes significant economic losses in cattle and swine through calf and...
Published: 5/9/2011   |   Inventor(s): A. Mahdi Saeed
Keywords(s): Enterotoxin, Vaccine Category(s): Medical, Animal/Veterinary, Pharmaceutical, Therapeutic