Patent Number: 6,309,641

Title: Antibodies to cloned Leptospira outer membrane protein and uses therefore

Abstract: An antigenic preparation is provided which contains a 63 Kd outer membrane protein from Leptospira which can be used immunologically as a vaccine for leptospirosis caused by this organism. Also provided in the invention are polynucleotides encoding the protein and antibodies which bind the protein which are useful in the diagnosis and treatment of leptospirosis.

Inventors: Haake; David A. (Culver City, CA)

Assignee: The University of California Los Angeles

International Classification: C07K 14/195 (20060101); C07K 14/20 (20060101); A61K 39/00 (20060101); A61K 039/40 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018