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Recombinant antigens for diagnosis and prevention of murine typhus

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NMRC

The invention relates to the construction of recombinant, immunodominant Rickettsia typhi proteins. The invention also relates to a method for the use of the recombinant proteins, either singly or in combination, in detection and diagnostic assays. The proteins can also be used in anti-Rickettsia typhi immunogenic formulations.

Inventors: 
Ching, Wei-mei
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2009-04-27
Grant Date: 
2011-09-06
Grant time: 
862 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
15
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY