Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 2nd, 1997
The CDC's Research and Evaluation Program (REB) plans to issue a request for contracts for the nucleic acid amplification (NAA) tests. In addition, sera from the studies will be contributed to a diagnostic specimen bank at the CDC to facilitate the evaluation of other new tests which might be developed in the future.
Recently, two new rapid tests for the diagnosis of TB based on the amplification of mycobacterial nucleic acid,...
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