QUANTIFERON-TB GOLD PLUS (QFT-PLUS)
EPIC Test Name: QUANTIFERON-TB GOLD PLUS (QFT-PLUS)
Epic Order Number: 123000150
Collect a minimum of 5 mL peripheral blood into a 6 mL Lithium Heparin tube.
Invert collection tube several times.
Note collection time on tube.
Maintain the collected sample at 2°C to 8°C and transport to lab within 24 hours.
Maintain specimen at 2°C to 8°C (refrigerated).
Do not centrifuge.
This test is time sensitive and specimens must be received in the laboratory within 24 hours.
Collect a minimum of 5mL peripheral blood into a 6mL Lithium Heparin tube.
Light green PST Lithium tubes are unacceptable.
INTERFERON-GAMMA RELEASE ASSAY used for the detection of MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS
INTERFERON-GAMMA RELEASE ASSAY-ELISA
1-3 business days