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What does NAT stand for?

NAT stands for Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing

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Persons who had worked in a receiving laboratory from September 1, 2004, to April 15, 2005, and had performed routine procedures in virology (defined as transport of samples, preparation of samples for diagnostic testing, antigen testing, nucleic acid amplification testing, and virus isolation) were eligible for the study.
Adding nucleic acid amplification testing to standard HIV antibody testing improves detection of acute HIV infection, according to Christopher D.
Efforts of Canadian Blood Services (CBS) to screen donor blood for hepatitis C are now bolstered by nucleic acid amplification testing (NAT), which identifies viral genetic material in blood before antibodies are produced, according to Canada NewsWire.