Oligonucleotide primer for effective detection of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and its use

Application Number: 00108390
Application Date: 2000.02.03
Publication Number: 1274757
Publication Date: 2000.11.29
Priority Information: 1999/2/3 US 60/118497
International: C12Q1/68
Applicant(s) Name: Ousso Clinical Diagnosis Corp.
Inventor(s) Name: J. M. Linnan;K. M. Goman
Patent Agency Code: 72001
Patent Agent: tan mengsheng
Abstract Described herein are methods and kits for the detection of hepatitis C virus RNA is biological samples obtained from human subjects. The invention includes novel amplification primers and probes useful in the amplification of DNA derived from hepatitis C virus RNA, and kits and methods which incorporate the novel primers.