Patent Number: 6,251,609

Title: Amplification and detection of Legionella pneumophila targeting the mip gene

Abstract: Amplification primers and methods for specific amplification and detection of a mip gene sequence are disclosed. The primer-target binding sequences are useful for amplification and detection of Legionella pneumophila target in a variety of amplification and detection reactions.

Inventors: Brink; Thomas L. (York, PA), Hellyer; Tobin J. (Owings Mills, MD)

Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company

International Classification: C07H 21/04 (20060101); C07H 21/00 (20060101); C12P 19/00 (20060101); C12P 19/34 (20060101); C12N 15/09 (20060101); C12Q 1/68 (20060101); G01N 33/566 (20060101); G01N 33/50 (20060101); G01N 33/53 (20060101); C12Q 001/68 (); C12P 019/34 (); C07H 021/04 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018