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TB Serology Quantiferon

Test Code:

BA0347

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Quantiferon-Plus tubes: Nil (Grey), TB1 (Green), TB2 (Yellow) and Mitogen (Purple)

Specimen Requirement

Prior to use, check that none of the tubes are defective, expired or have discoloured contents. Allow the tubes to equilibrate to air-conditioned room temperature (17°C to 25°C) before specimen collection.

Ensure that the blood level is within the black marking on each tube. Recollect in a fresh tube if there is over or underfilling (above or underneath the black marking).

Volume of blood MUST BE within 0.8 – 1.2 mL range.

Collection order: Nil (Grey) ► TB1 (Green) ► TB2 (Yellow) ► Mitogen (Purple)

Please refer to collection instructions.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Despatch to KKH DPLM before 2:00 pm from Monday to Friday except Public Holidays and eves of Public Holidays. Maintain at Room temperature 22 ± 5 °C

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

​2 to 5 working days

Reference Value(s)

Testing Laboratory Location

SGH

Laboratory

TB culture Laboratory

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

Mon - Fri: 0800 hours to 1400 hours

Please note that specimens will not be accepted on Saturdays, Sundays, eve of public holidays and on public holidays.

Orderable on CPOE?

No

Downtime Form

Additional Information

Quantiferon-Plus tubes are available from SGH CENTRAL TB Lab. (Arrange with KKH DPLM Client Services to collect it).

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

TB Quantiferon TB SEROLOGY QUANTIFERON quan BA0347
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