Patent Name : Saliva-based testing method of acetylcholinesterase in human
Date Filed : Malaysia - 18 Dec 2002 USA - 18 Dec 2002 Vietnam - 17 Feb 2003 China - 18 Dec 2003 UK - 28 Feb 2003 Indonesia - 18 Dec 2002.
Date Petented : UK: GB2397125 (22 Nov 2003) Vietnam: No.7615,25 (May 2009) China: pending Indonesia: ID0 019241,7 (May 2007) Malaysia: pending
Justification for Patenting :
Centre : Infectious Disease Research Centre
Unit : Entomology Unit
Description : For rapid detection of acetylcholinesterase in human saliva. Can be converted into a rapid kit for the rapid detection of poisoning due to organophosphates, certain neurological conditions and other diseases.