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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Recombinant Antigens Useful for the Serodiagnosis of Neosporosis
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Patent Number: 6476192
Docket Number: 22895
Serial Number: 8624677
Date Patented: 11/05/2002

Agency:
Agricultural Research Service,
Date Filed:
April 15, 1996

Abstract:
The invention involves the diagnosis of Neospora parasite infection. This infection results in neosporosis, a disease causing paralysis and death in dogs and abortion, morbidity andmortality in cattle, sheep, goats and horses. The antibody test results in increased sensitivity andspecificity and fewer false positives in diagnosis of the disease.

Inventors:
Mark C. Jenkins Jitender P. Dubey
USDA, ARS, BA USDA, ARS, BA
Beltsville, MD 20705 Beltsville, MD 20705
Phone: (301) 504-8054 Phone: (301) 504-8128
Fax: (301) 504-5306 Fax:  (301) 504-9222

Nicola C. Lally
(Former ARS employee)


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