Guidelines for the use and interpretation of nucleic acid detection tests for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Australia: a position paper on behalf of the Public Health Laboratory Network.

@article{Smith2005GuidelinesFT,
  title={Guidelines for the use and interpretation of nucleic acid detection tests for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Australia: a position paper on behalf of the Public Health Laboratory Network.},
  author={David W Smith and John W. Tapsall and Gary Lum},
  journal={Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={358-65}
}
The Public Health Laboratory Network (PHLN) convened a workshop of Australian experts in Melbourne on 23 March 2005 to identify laboratory issues of relevance and suggest guidelines for use of nucleic acid detection tests (NADT) for diagnosis of gonorrhoea in Australia. The proceedings of that meeting were endorsed by the members of the PHLN and the Communicable Diseases Network of Australia. Given the present state of knowledge and experience of conditions currently existing in Australia, the… CONTINUE READING