QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: QFT4
UPHSM LIS Test #: 023524
Schedule:
Testing Time:
Testing Lab: Mayo Labs

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 1mL blood in each of the 4 tubes
Temperature: Room Temperature until incubation
Tube Type: WHOLE BLOOD
Collection Info:
This test requires use of the 4-tube QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus Collection Kit.

Collection & Processing Instructions:   https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/it-mmfiles/Mycobacterium_tuberculosis_Infection_Determination_by_QuantiFERON-TB_Gold_Plus_Collection_and_Processing_Instructions.pdf

Specimen Acceptability

**  Under- or over-filling of the tubes outside of the black box on the side of the tubes may lead to erroneous results.  Specimens with volumes outside of the black mark will be rejected.  **

Methods

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Clinical Utilities

Indirect test for Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection, to be used in conjunction with risk assessment, radiography, and other medical and diagnostic evaluations.

*  This test is not recommended for use for diagnosis of active tuberculosis (TB) infection.  It can be used as an aid to detect LATENT TB infection.  *

CPT Codes

86480

* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

Negative