What are the types of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs)?

Updated: Apr 02, 2021
  • Author: James J Dunn, PhD, D(ABMM), MT(ASCP); more...
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The more than 200 NAATs with EUA approval from the FDA fall into two broad categories [9] : nucleic acid amplification based on reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assays, and SARS-CoV-2 RNA detection through isothermal amplification.


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