Multiplexed Lateral Flow Microarray Assay For Detection Of Citrus Pathogens Xylella Fastidiosa And Xanthomonas Axonopodis Pv Citri

The invention provides highly sensitive and specific assays for the major citrus pathogens Xylella fastidiosa and Xanthomonas axonopodis, including a field deployable multiplexed assay capable of rapidly assaying for both pathogens simultaneously.

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Multiplexed Lateral Flow Microarray Assay For Detection Of Citrus Pathogens Xylella Fastidiosa And Xanthomonas Axonopodis Pv Citri

The invention provides highly sensitive and specific assays for the major citrus pathogens Xylella fastidiosa and Xanthomonas axonopodis, including a field deployable multiplexed assay capable of rapidly assaying for both pathogens simultaneously. The assays are directed at particular gene targets derived from pathogenic strains that specifically cause the major citrus diseases of citrus variegated chlorosis (Xylella fastidiosa 9a5c) and citrus canker (Xanthomonas axonopodis pv citri). The citrus pathogen assays of the invention offer femtomole sensitivity, excellent linear dynamic range, and rapid and specific detection.

U.S. Patent No.: 7,910,309 (DOE S-109,159)

Patent Application Filing Date: July 31, 2008

Patent Issue Date: March 22, 2011

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