Patent Number: 6,309,848

Title: Human xenografts for microbicide testing and anatomical modeling

Abstract: A method for screening candidate antimicrobial compounds is described thatutilizes a human vaginal xenograft engrafted in a non-human host. Themethod may be performed by using pathogen inoculated human vaginalxenografts in order to screen a wide range of candidate antimicrobialsadministered topically or systemically.

Inventors: Howett; Mary K. (Harrisburg, PA), Kreider; John W. (Palmyra, PA)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013