Search for Tests

Search by test name, number or alias

Back to search results

QuantiFERON-TB GOLD (IN TUBE)

Test Number:
  • 1100
Test Alias:
Preferred Specimen:
  • Whole blood
Container Type:
  • QuantiFERON collection kit
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 2 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • The QuantiFERON collection kit contains the QuantiFERON blood tubes instructions for the collection and handling of (1) gray-top (with white ring), uncoated (nil); (2) red-top (with white ring), TB antigen-coated (3) purple-top (with white ring), mitogen-coated. This test is time-sensitive and specimens must be received in the laboratory within 16 hours of collection.
Transport Temperature:
  • Ambient
Specimen Stability:
  • After incubation maintain specimen at room temperature (17°C to 27°C). Do not centrifuge or refrigerate or ship tubes on ice.
Methodology:
CPT Code:
  • 86480
Reject Criteria:
Reference Range:
Report Available:
  • 5 days

Back to search results