Roche has been awarded US Patent Nos. 8,198,422 and 8,198,423, both entitled "High-risk human papillomavirus detection."
Janet Kornegay, Carrie Aldrich, and Stephen Will are named as inventors on the patents.
The patents provide compositions, methods, related kits, systems, and computers for detecting HPV in a sample.
Sysmex has been awarded US Patent No. 8,198,052, "Primers for nucleic acid amplification in detecting β-actin and test method using these primers."
Sachiyo Tada is named as inventor on the patent.