Global Patent Index - EP 1255999 A2

EP 1255999 A2 2002-11-13 - DETECTION AND DIFFERENTIATION OF BACTERIA USING ELECTRICAL DETECTION METHODS

Title (en)

DETECTION AND DIFFERENTIATION OF BACTERIA USING ELECTRICAL DETECTION METHODS

Title (de)

DETEKTION UND DIFFERENZIERUNG VON BAKTERIEN DURCH ELEKTRISCHE DETEKTION

Title (fr)

DETECTION ET DIFFERENTIATION DE BACTERIES AU MOYEN DE METHODES DE DETECTION ELECTRIQUE

Publication

EP 1255999 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 01908793 A

Priority

  • US 0103412 W
  • US 49599200 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0157533A2] The present invention provides an apparatus and methods for the electrical detection of bacterial cells. Specifically, the present invention provides an apparatus and methods for the electrical detection of viable bacteria. The present invention further provides an apparatus and methods for differentiating between multiple bacterial cell types using electrical detection techniques.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G01N 33/569

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/543 (2006.01); G01N 33/569 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/5438 (2013.01); G01N 33/569 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0157533A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 0157533 A2 20010809; WO 0157533 A3 20011220; AU 3662501 A 20010814; CA 2401640 A1 20010809; EP 1255999 A2 20021113

INPADOC legal status


2005-01-19 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040709

2004-02-11 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20031229

2002-11-13 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020826

2002-11-13 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

2002-11-13 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI