Detecting hep C for $1.5 million a case

Sibbald, Barbara
January 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/11/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 1, p93
Academic Journal
Reports the use of the nucleic acid amplification testing (NAT) to detect hepatitis C in blood donations in Canada. Comment of Canadian Blood Services spokesperson Ian Mumford on the effectiveness of the NAT technology; Criticism of NAT costs.


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