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a rigorous or crucial appraisal

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For example, tests for blood banking represent about 12% of all immunoassay infectious disease tests (which include tests for HIV, hepatitis B and C and syphilis) and about one quarter of all nucleic acid tests (which include assays for West Nile Virus, HIV and hepatitis C).
a nucleic acid test manufacturer, announced an agreement in which Millipore will market and sell Gen-Probe's Mycoplasma Tissue Culture Non-Isotopic (MTC-NI) test.
htm, the FDA said, "When new testing methods, such as nucleic acid tests (NAT), become available for use with cadaveric specimens, FDA plans to communicate with tissue establishments if we believe that the use of the new test would be required under FDA's tissue regulations.
Although the introduction of nucleic acid tests may dramatically decrease the time necessary for diagnosis, this technology is often limited by cumbersome requirements for chemical extraction of nucleic acid from patient samples.
We've always appreciated the concept behind the Grateful Dead - this mythical group of traveling musicians starting with the Acid Tests and all that,'' Bevan said.
Gen-Probe Incorporated is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs) that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases and screen donated human blood.
Thurston has had a whole range of acid tests to confirm the accuracy of his records, among them phone calls from the emergency room about patients who have only the haziest idea of what medications they are on and almost none about their allergies.
Two acid tests indicate the degree of success she has had.