Patents by Inventor Laurie A. Flynn

Laurie A. Flynn has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190376967
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of one or more helminthic coproantigens in a sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in a fecal sample from a mammal and may also be able to distinguish between one or more helminth infections. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Jinming Geng, Laurie A. Flynn, Michael Crawford
  • Patent number: 10429388
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of one or more helminthic coproantigens in a sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in a fecal sample from a mammal and may also be able to distinguish between one or more helminth infections. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: Idexx Laboratories, Inc., Monsanto Company
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Jinming Geng, Laurie A Flynn, Michael Crawford
  • Publication number: 20180149650
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of one or more helminthic coproantigens in a sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in a fecal sample from a mammal and may also be able to distinguish between one or more helminth infections. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Inventors: David Allen ELSEMORE, Jinming GENG, Laurie A FLYNN, Michael CRAWFORD
  • Publication number: 20170343544
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of one or more helminthic coproantigens in a sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in a fecal sample from a mammal and may also be able to distinguish between one or more helminth infections. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: David Allen ELSEMORE, Jinming GENG, Laurie A. FLYNN, Michael CRAWFORD
  • Patent number: 9746469
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of one or more helminthic coproantigens in a sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in a fecal sample from a mammal and may also be able to distinguish between one or more helminth infections. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignees: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Monsanto Company
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Jinming Geng, Laurie A Flynn, Michael Crawford
  • Patent number: 9212220
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of roundworm in a mammalian sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample from a mammal that may also be infected with one or more of hookworm, whipworm, and heartworm. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignees: Idexx Laboratories, Inc., Divergence, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn, Michael Crawford, Jinming Geng
  • Publication number: 20150260718
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of one or more helminthic coproantigens in a sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in a fecal sample from a mammal and may also be able to distinguish between one or more helminth infections. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Inventors: David Allen ELSEMORE, Jinming GENG, Laurie A FLYNN, Michael CRAWFORD
  • Patent number: 9103823
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample from a mammal that may also be infected with one or more of hookworm, whipworm, and heartworm. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignees: Idexx Laboratories, Inc., Divergence, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn, Jinming Geng, Michael Crawford
  • Patent number: 9063129
    Abstract: A device, kit and method for detecting the presence or absence of hookworm antigens. The device, kit and method of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of hookworm in a fecal sample that may be infected with one or more of roundworm, whipworm, tapeworm and heartworm, and whether or not hookworm ova are present in the sample. Further, the device, kit and method of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of hookworm in a fecal sample excreted by a canine animal as early as nine days after the animal first becomes infected with hookworm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn
  • Patent number: 9040245
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of one or more helminthic coproantigens in a sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in a fecal sample from a mammal and may also be able to distinguish between one or more helminth infections. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignees: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Divergence, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Jinming Geng, Laurie A. Flynn, Michael Crawford
  • Patent number: 8895294
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of one or more helminthic coproantigens in a sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in a fecal sample from a mammal and may also be able to distinguish between one or more helminth infections. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignees: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Divergence, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Jinming Geng, Laurie A. Flynn, Michael Crawford
  • Publication number: 20140170684
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample from a mammal that may also be infected with one or more of hookworm, whipworm, and heartworm. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2013
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicants: DIVERGENCE, INC., IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn, Jinming Geng, Michael Crawford
  • Patent number: 8580518
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample from a mammal that may also be infected with one or more of hookworm, whipworm, and heartworm. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignees: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Divergence, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn, Jinming Geng, Michael Crawford
  • Publication number: 20130224759
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of roundworm in a mammalian sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample from a mammal that may also be infected with one or more of hookworm, whipworm, and heartworm. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2012
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicants: DIVERGENCE, INC., IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn, Michael Crawford, Jinming Geng
  • Publication number: 20130149694
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of one or more helminthic coproantigens in a sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in a fecal sample from a mammal and may also be able to distinguish between one or more helminth infections. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm, whipworm and/or hookworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2011
    Publication date: June 13, 2013
    Applicants: Divergence, Inc., IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Jinming Geng, Laurie A. Flynn, Michael Crawford
  • Patent number: 8367808
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of whipworm in a fecal sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of whipworm in a fecal sample from a mammal that may also be infected with one or more of hookworm, roundworm, and heartworm. Confirmation of the presence or absence of whipworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignees: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Divergence, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn, Michael Crawford
  • Patent number: 8268574
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of roundworm in a mammalian sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample from a mammal that may also be infected with one or more of hookworm, whipworm, and heartworm. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignees: Idexx Laboratories, Inc., Divergence, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn, Michael Crawford, Jinming Geng
  • Publication number: 20120208983
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of whipworm in a fecal sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of whipworm in a fecal sample from a mammal that may also be infected with one or more of hookworm, roundworm, and heartworm. Confirmation of the presence or absence of whipworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2011
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicants: DIVERGENCE, INC., IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn, Michael Crawford
  • Patent number: 8105795
    Abstract: Methods, devices, kits and compositions for detecting the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample are disclosed herein. The methods, devices, kits and compositions of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample from a mammal that may also be infected with one or more of hookworm, whipworm, and heartworm. Confirmation of the presence or absence of roundworm in the mammal may be made, for example, for the purpose of selecting an optimal course of treating the mammal and/or for the purpose of determining whether the mammal has been rid of the infection after treatment has been initiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2012
    Assignees: Idexx Laboratories, Inc., Divergence, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn, Michael Crawford
  • Patent number: 8097261
    Abstract: A composition, device, kit and method for detecting the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample. The composition, device, kit and method of the present invention may be used to confirm the presence or absence of roundworm in a fecal sample from a mammal that may also be infected with one or more of hookworm, whipworm, and heartworm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2012
    Assignee: Idexx Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: David Allen Elsemore, Laurie A. Flynn