com SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES APTIMA COMBO 2[R] ASSAY Second-generation nucleic acid amplification test uses target capture for in vitro qualitative detection and differentiation of ribosomal RNA (rRNA) for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC).
What does NAAT stand for?
NAAT stands for Nucleic Acid Amplification Test
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- North American Academic Study Survey
- North American Association of Summer Sessions
- North American Adult Soccer Tournament Index
- National Asian American Student Union
- North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History
- National Alliance Against Tolls (UK)
- NATO Anti-Armor Trials
- New Americans Against Tobacco
- North American Aviation Trilateral (Canada)
- Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques
- National Asian American Telecommunications Association
- North American Automobile Trade Association
- National Asian American Theater Conference
- Naval Air Advanced Training Command (US Navy)
- National Asian American Theatre Company (New York, NY)
- National Association Against Tattoo Discrimination
- National Association for the Advancement of Tenor Drummers
- North American Association of Telecommunications Dealers
- National African American Tobacco Education Network
- National Asian American Theater Festival (US)
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The United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has stated that screening donated blood for West Nile Virus by nucleic acid amplification tests has markedly reduced the risk of transfusion transmission.
Of these 14 workers, 12 (2 exclusively) transported samples and 11 (2 exclusively) prepared the samples; 9 (1 exclusively) performed antigen testing, 2 (0) performed nucleic acid amplification tests and 4 (0) performed virus isolation.
Blood banks are now using a nucleic acid amplification test to screen for the virus.
He said, "the false positive results generated by the currently available FDA-approved nucleic acid amplification tests for gonococcus and Chlamydia have caused a great deal of confusion among the pathologists who rely on these tests for the diagnosis of these two sexually transmitted infectious agents.
In May, 2001, the FDA cleared Gen-Probe's APTIMA Combo 2 Assay, a second generation nucleic acid amplification test for detection of rRNA from Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae using a single specimen and test.
findings indicated that nucleic acid amplification tests (E-MTD), for complex diagnostic problems like TB, are more accurate than acid-fast bacilli (AFB) smear microscopy and are faster than culture.
Nucleic acid amplification tests for detection of HCV sequences in blood products became compulsory in Germany on April 1, 1999 (4, 5).