Sign in →

Test Code QUANTIFERON TB GOLD PLUS QUANTIFERON TB GOLD PLUS

Department

Immunology

Group Components

Qualitative QFT-Plus, TB1 Minus Nil, TB2 Minus Nil, Mitogen Minus Nil, Interpretation

Specimen Type

Varies

Container

Call Lab for collection kit

Special Requirements

For specific collection guidelines refer to Resources Section as accurate filling of the tubes and mixing are vital.

Collect 1 mL of blood by venipuncture in each of the four tubes. Mix 10 times. Transport tubes to lab immediately. Once tubes are in lab place tubes in 37° C incubator with 16 hours of collection. DO NOT refrigerate or freeze tubes before incubation. If the blood is not incubated immediately after collection, remix the tubes 10 times before incubation. Incubate tubes for 16-24 hours. After incubation, spin tubes for 15 minutes at 2000-3000 RPM. Send samples to ORMC Lab. Once spun plasma samples may be stored refrigerated for 7 days.

Standard Volume

1ml

Minimum Volume

1ml

Pediatric Volume

N/A

Method

ELISA

Ship Temperature

See special requirements

Stability Room Temp

16 hours

Stability Refrigerated

See Special Requirements

Stability Frozen

N/A

CPT Code

86480

Days Test Set Up

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday