WANTED: Bacteria/ Virus Test Kit

Barry Lifland blifland at leland.stanford.edu
Thu Oct 24 18:55:53 EST 1996


*Wanted:
*We are seeking a kit for fast and simple bacterial detection. A major
*company is looking for test kits that can indicate the presence or absence
*of bacteria/ viruses on surfaces.
*
*Criteria:
*The method used must be simple, requiring no more than 4-5 steps or 2-3
*reagents. The tests must also work fast, within 1 hour.
*
*Desired methods must indicate the presence of bacteria and viruses, either
*dead or alive. Ideally, the method will show organism activity.
*
*A simple self-contained kit is far preferrable to any method involving
*complex instrumentation.
*
*Funding for additional R&D may be available. Funding company would
*represent an ongoing captive market for newly commercialized test kits.
*
*Contact:
*Harold A. Meyer, III  Chairman
*The Hook Appropriate Technology
*52 Bank Street, Suite A
*New Milford, CT USA 06776-2706
*TheHookTek at aol.com (or)
*tekscout at thehooktek.com

Every microbiologist, lab technologist and military/space organization on
the planet would like the above also.
Good luck.



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