Quantiferon-TB Gold

Test investigation

Quantiferon-TB Gold

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Units

N/A

Also known as/Frequency of test

QFT

Indications

Used in asymptomatic latent TB screening. This test is not suitable for patients with primary or secondary immunodeficiency and cannot distinguish between latent and active TB infection

Comments precautions

4mls Hep to be received by lab within 16 hrs post venipuncture

Sample type

Lithium Heparin

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

4 working days

Reference intervals

Negative