North American Biologicals Inc. announced Monday it hasreceived a three-year HIV testing contract from the U.S. Navy,valued at approximately $7 million. The company has beenconducting HIV tests for the Navy since 1989 under a similarcontract, which expires this month.

The contract covers testing for new Navy personnel, periodictesting of existing personnel and testing for personnelrelocating overseas. Tests are conducted at the company'stesting laboratory in Miami, and results are reported to theBethesda Naval Hospital.

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