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M. tuberculosis gene detection and rifampicin resistance in clinical specimen by GeneXpert technology

Fee code: 20151

Method description

Real-time PCR

Delivery time

5 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

Attach information on the degree of clinical suspicion and resistance type

Specimen type

Respiratory and extrarespiratory samples, except blood and stool

Specimen volume

Muestra descontaminada: 1 mL; muestra no descontaminada: 3 - 6 mL

Specimen minimum volume

Muestra descontaminada: 0,5 mL; muestra no descontaminada: 2 mL

Collection instructions

In sterile container without preservatives or antiseptics

Preanalytic treatment

Mycobacterial

Transport conditions

At room temperature before 12h, then transport between 2 ° and 8 ° C

Rejection criteria

Inappropriate container, Samples of poor quality, Samples out of the container

Results

Interpretative report results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
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