DuPont has been awarded US Patent No. 7,790,876, "Sequences diagnostic for foot and mouth disease."
Richard Ebersole, Linda DeCarolis, and Raymond Jackson are named as inventors on the patent.
Provides methods and materials for detecting the foot and mouth disease virus. The methods may utilize PCR amplification, with or without an internal positive control, and appropriate primer pairs. The reagents to perform these methods can be supplied as a kit and/or in tablet form.