Patent Number: 7,087,740

Title: Kits for use in detecting resistance to streptogramin A and related compounds

Abstract: A kit for use in detecting a bacterium having resistance to streptogramin A and related compounds is provided. A kit for use in detecting a bacterium harboring at least one polynucleotide encoding VgaB in a biological sample is also provided. The kits comprise at least one oligonucleotide probe and at least one reagent for performing a nucleic acid hybridization reaction.

Inventors: El Solh; Nevine (Vincennes, FR), Allignet; Jeanine (Nanterre, FR)

Assignee: Institut Pasteur

International Classification: C07H 21/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018