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T-SPOT.TB TEST

Synonym(s):

​T-Spot TB, Tspot TB, T Spot, TB T Spot

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​Testing is by appointment only. Please call 6321 4960/4922. Please collect blood only on the morning of the appointment.

Peripheral blood (10mL for adults, 4mL for children, and 20mL for patients with low lymphocyte counts) in Lithium heparin tubes (green cap). Invert gently 8-10 times to mix blood with the anticoagulant thoroughly.

Do NOT refrigerate at any time. Send the blood to the laboratory at room temperature (18-25oC). The sample must be received by the laboratory no later than 12 noon on the same day of the sample collection.

Storage and Transport

Method

​Interferon-γ Release Assay detected by ELISPOT

Test Results

​Results reported as Reactive, Non-Reactive, Borderline, Indeterminate or Inconclusive with spot-count details and interpretation.

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​2 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday - Thursday, except public holiday or holiday eve

Remarks

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