While PCR and RT-PCR thus remain the mainstays of molecular diagnostic approaches, approaches such as these which omit nucleic acid amplification
strategies offer additional tools in the laboratory toolbox with features and utility ideally suited to some applications.
Of these, 23 were antibody negative and were identified as HIV-positive only with the nucleic acid amplification
testing; the latter increased the HIV case identification rate by 4% over standard testing alone (N.
Assessment of laboratory performance with nucleic acid amplification
(NAA) tests for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.
Nucleic acid amplification
assays are prone to inhibition by a variety of substances found in clinical samples.
Reliability of nucleic acid amplification
for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: an international collaborative quality control study among 30 laboratories.
Tenders are invited for a fully automated system for performing individual donation (id)- nucleic acid amplification
technology (nat) testing of ibts donations in human plasma.
25 July 2014 - Spanish healthcare company Grifols SA (NASDAQ:GRFS; BME:GRF) said Friday it had received CE mark for its Procleix HEV assay, a qualitative in-vitro nucleic acid amplification
test allowing highly sensitive and specific identification of Hepatitis E virus (HEV) RNA in blood donors, blood components, tissues and organs.
Sunnyvale, CA 2/15/07 -- Cepheid, a provider of nucleic acid amplification
equipment and reagents, has acquired Sangtec Molecular Diagnostics AB from ALTANA Pharma AG for $27 million in cash.
Screening the blood supply for West Nile virus RNA by nucleic acid amplification
The WNV assay was developed using Gen-Probe's family of technologies, including a unique nucleic acid amplification
technique called Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA).
A nucleic acid amplification
test (NAT) system for screening whole-blood donors for HIV-1 and hepatitis C virus (HCV) simultaneously.