Project Description

Detection Of Bacteria Using Bacteriophage

Inventors: John A. Kellum Jr: John D. Hempel: Robert Hugh Edgar: John Andrew Viator

Patent Number: PCT/US2016/044621

Abstract

A method of detecting a species, strain or type of bacteria includes mixing a labeled bacteriophage including a label that is detectible via a detection system with a bacterial culture including the species, strain or type of bacteria to which the labeled bacteriophage selectively binds and using the detection system to detect the labeled bacteriophage bound to the species, strain or type of bacteria.
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