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Name of Test
Quantiferon TB Gold Plus, RefLab
Alternate Names
LC 182893, Interferon-gamma Release Assay (IGRA) for Mycobacterium tuberculosis
SoftLab Order Code
QFTBP
Epic Order Name
Quantiferon TB Gold Plus, RefLab 182893
Epic Order ID
LAB3735
Laboratory
RefLab
Additional Test Information
Do not collect on Saturday.
Can be collected Sunday - Friday only.
Sample Type
Whole blood
Collection Container
QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus kit (available from phlebotomy)
Collecting Volume
1 mL x four tubes in QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus kit
Minimum Collecting Volume
1 mL x four tubes in QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus kit
Storage or Stability
Before incubation, maintain specimen at room temperature at 37°C. Stability: Kit must be incubated within 16 hours of collection.
Causes For Rejection
Expired collection tubes; specimen centrifuged, refrigerated, or frozen; specimen more than 94 hours old on receipt by lab
Instructions
Click here for collection instructions.
 
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