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New Weapon in BioDefense Research: NanoLogix Kit Speeds Rapid Diagnostics of Anthrax and Bubonic Plague
Date:4/13/2009

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NanoLogix's BNP(TM) Ultra Fast Identification Technology has applications for fields outside the bio-defense arena as well, including epidemiology, hospital diagnosis, veterinary medicine and food safety.

NanoLogix CEO Bret Barnhizer stated "We are elated with the results of the study and look forward to increased public awareness of the broad capabilities of the BNP(TM) Ultra-Fast kits. We believe that the BNP(TM) sandwiched-membrane is the next evolutionary step in Petri technology and will be the kit of choice whenever faster test results are essential."

The bacteria responsible for Anthrax and Bubonic plague are category A select agents, due to their capacity to cause illness and death. These micro-organisms are a preferred bio-weapon of terrorists. As these agents are highly dangerous all testing was done in a BioSafety Level 3 laboratory (BSL-3). This is protocol required with category A select agents, which can cause serious or potentially lethal disease after inhalation.

The BNP(TM) technology provided similar colony counts for anthrax in 6 hours as obtained with the traditional Petri method in 24 hours. For Bubonic plague, the BNP(TM) colony count in 24 hours was also similar to what the traditional methodology achieved in 48 hours.

In 2001, letters containing anthrax spores were mailed to several news media offices and to the offices of two U.S. Senators, killing five people and infecting 17 others, throwing the nation into a near panic. During the first crucial hours of infection or threat, rapid confirmation of the presence of biological agents can mean the difference between life and death, between a widespread public panic and a smooth containment strategy.

In the event of future attacks such as occurred in 2001, the hope
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