Glossary

All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Term Definition
NAT

Nucleic acid tests

NATA/RCPA

National Association of Testing Authorities/Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council 

NPAAC

National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council 

NPEP

Non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis

NPV

Negative predictive value: the probability that a person with a negative test result is truly disease-free

NRL

National Serology Reference Laboratory, Australia

NSP

Needle and syringe program

 

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