PDA Letter Article

Current Perspectives on the Monocyte Activation Test

by Djikolngar Maouyo, Pyrodex


Is the Monocyte Activation Test a Viable Alternative to Traditional Tests?

In recent months, the market for the monocyte activation test (MAT) has grown. Many factors have spurred this growth, notably the potential for greater restrictions on animal testing. Yet as the test is relatively new in comparison to the traditional rabbit pyrogen test, concerns about its effectiveness remain.