Parvovirus B19 Receptor And Parvovirus B19 Detection


The claimed invention provides a method of detecting the presence of a parvovirus in a sample. Parvoviruses infect animals and man. In man, the only known pathogenic member of this family is parvovirus B19. The inventors have identified the parvovirus B19 receptor which provides for a method to diagnose, prevent, and treat parvovirus infection utilizing the binding affinity for the receptor.

Inventors:

Neal Young (NHLBI)  ➽ more inventions...


Intellectual Property:
U.S. Pat: 5,449,608 issued 1995-09-12

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OTT Reference No: E-019-1993-0
Updated: May 1, 1997