Parameter Method Sample Type Significance

1

Pooled NAT (HBV, HCV,HIV)

PCR In- house

Pooled Blood (5 samples)

Nucleic acid testing (NAT) is a molecular technique for screening blood donations to reduce the risk of transfusion transmitted infections (TTIs) in the recipients, thus providing an additional layer of blood safety

2

HBV Qualitative

PCR In- house

Serum

Gold standard detection of HBV

3

HCV Qualitative

PCR In- house

Serum

Gold standard detection of HCV

4

HIV Quantitative PCR

Real Time PCR

Serum

Confirmation of HIV in patients and to determine the anti-retro viral treatment (ART) response

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