Microbial ID, Inc.

Newark, DE 19711

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 5
Total Value of Awards $383K
First Award Date 09/15/97
Most Recent Award Date 09/01/01

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Sasser Myron Sasser 5

5 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/01 - 02/28/02

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Nosocomial infections cause about 90,000 deaths annually in the U.S. and have an associated medical care cost of about 3.5 billion dollars. Despite being the fourth leading cause of death, there has been limited development of rapid, integrated tools for determination of outbrea...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 03/01/00 - 02/28/01

MIDI will use smart software coupled with supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) analysis of the mycolic acids of mycobacteria for diagnosis of infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This direct-from-sputum assay will take less than three hours and should be a small fraction of the cost of DNA techniques. As tuberculosis is the worldwide lea...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/06/99 - 12/31/99

Rapid identification of bacteria direct from a blood culture bottle would speed patient treatment and recovery and greatly reduce hospital care costs. The current procedure of subculturing typically takes from 24 to 48 hours to obtain bacterial identifications. Gas chromatographic analysis of bacterial fatty acids has promise as a rapid and in...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 03/01/99 - 02/29/00

MIDI will use smart software coupled with supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) analysis of the mycolic acids of mycobacteria for diagnosis of infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This direct-from-sputum assay will take less than three hours and should be a small fraction of the cost of DNA techniques. As tuberculosis is the worldwide lea...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/15/97 - 03/14/98

Due to an increasing incidence of tuberculosis in the United States and the appearance of multiple drug resistant strains, a rapid and inexpensive test is needed to diagnose the disease. The standard PPD tuberculin test often fails in HIV infected (eg. drug using) subjects and may be ine...