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Test Compendium

2583: QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus

Test Code

  • 2583

Test Synonym

  • 2583, QuantiFeron TB Gold, TBGP

Minimum Volume

  • 0.8 mL (each tube)

Specimen Requirements

  • Whole Blood

Container

  • Quantiferon Tb Sample Tube, TB

Storage

  • Ambient

Turn Around Time

  • 2 days

CPT Codes

  • 86480
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • Refer to collection instructions included with draw kit. Special specimen collection kit contains three gel-barrier tubes: gray-top/white ring.

Additional Information

  • This test is time-sensitive and specimens must be received in the laboratory within 70 hours after incubation by the client (no more than 94 hours from the time of collection). Specimen collection times will vary depending on logistics from the incubating.

Specimen Stability

  • AMB: 6 days RF: 14 days FR: 6 months Freeze/Thaw: 6x