TB Gold Quantiferon

TB Gold Quantiferon

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This test is used to aid in the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection, including latent infection and tuberculosis.

This Test Includes

TB Nil Tube

Final Result - TB Gold

TB Antigen Tube

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • TB Gold Quantiferon

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

The doctor will prescribe the Quantiferon TB Gold test if the patient presents symptoms that include consistent coughing, blood in cough, chest pain, drastic weight loss, fever, fatigue, night sweats, chills and loss of appetite.

What is this test

The Quantiferon TB Gold is a simple blood test that is performed to detect the presence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes tuberculosis.