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Offline AnneHowell

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Can nucleic acids be detected by the ELISA format?
« on: May 13, 2015, 03:08:18 AM »
I was wondering if ELISA could detect nucleic acids and If so why? and if not, why not?

Can nucleic acids be detected by the ELISA format?
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Re: Can nucleic acids be detected by the ELISA format?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2016, 03:37:56 PM »
Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) are usually used for screening of virus and pathogens. This is same as PCR or RNA Testing. The blood samples are primarily used in NAAT. ELISA Assays are primarily used for antibody screening but the accuracy is relatively higher in NAAT.
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Re: Can nucleic acids be detected by the ELISA format?
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