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What does LAT stand for?

LAT stands for Latex Agglutination Test (laboratory method)

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patients) + - + - + - + - HIV negative (20) 18 0 20 0 5 0 4 0 HIV infected (13) 1 8 0 9 0 1 1 0 * VL, visceral leishmaniasis; IFAT, indirect immunofluorescent antibody test, 1985-1994, DAT, direct antibody agglutination test, beginning in 1989, LATEX, latex agglutination test, 1996-2003; k39, recombinant k39 antigen detection test, beginning in 2002; +, positive result; -, negative result.
Direct identification of group A streptococci from throat swabs using latex agglutination tests may also be cost-effective for laboratories serving large outpatient populations where rapid testing may reduce unnecessary antibiotic use.