Kit and method

Mark Stephen Baird (Inventor), Christopher David Gwenin (Inventor), Vanessa Valerie Gwenin (Inventor), Joanne Louise Hacking (Inventor), Mark Pitts (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A method of determining the presence or absence in a sample of a biomarker, the method comprising the steps of (a) providing a porous substrate which carries an antigen; (b) contacting the substrate with the sample; (c) contacting the substrate with a composition comprising a secondary antibody; and (d) observing the substrate. The method may enable a very quick, simple test to be carried out to determine whether or not a particular sample contains a biomarker, for example an antibody indicative of infection with a mycobacterial disease. A kit and a device for determining the presence or absence in a sample of a biomarker are also described.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO 2016/024116 A1
IPCG01N 33/543,G01N 33/569,G01N 33/58,G01N 33/558
Priority date13/08/14
Filing date13/08/15
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2016
Externally publishedYes


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