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Detection of interferon gamma (Quantiferon) for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis, whole blood

Fee code: 20026

Method description

Enzyme Immunoassay

Delivery time

7 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

Before sending the samples to contact the laboratory to get the specific tube for sample collection. Four tubes are required for each determintation, tubes must be received in the laboratory within 16 hours after blood collection

Specimen type

Whole blood (anticoagulant: EDTA)

Specimen volume

1 mL (exacto, según medida en el tubo)

Specimen minimum volume

1 mL (exacto, según medida en el tubo)

Collection instructions

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Preanalytic treatment

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Transport conditions

At room temperature

Rejection criteria

Unidentified sample, Inappropriate tube for the sample

Results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Detection of interferon gamma (Quantiferon) for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis, whole blood < 0.35 UI/mL    

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