Public Health Lab of East Texas
Quantiferon TB Gold Testing
At the Public Health Laboratory of East Texas, we offer the Quanitferon TB Gold test for the detection of M. tuberculosis that requires a blood draw. Please contact us if you are interested in submitting patient samples for testing as special tubes are required for blood collection.
Important Notice Regarding Quantiferons:
- Quanitferon testing and fees
Once a year we send updates regarding our quantiferon assay. Please review the attached documents regarding quantiferon collection. I have also included the most recent version of our submission form. Please ensure you are using our newest submission form when submitting specimens.
A few important steps to remember when drawing quantiferon tubes:
1. Check the expiration dates of your tubes. Do not use expired tubes. Call PHLET for new tubes.
2. Draw tubes according to the enclosed document: “Quantiferon TB Gold InTube Collection Procedure”.
Finally, our fee for Quantiferon testing will be changing effective June 16, 2014 to $80.00 per test.
We appreciate your business. If you have any questions or need more information about the Quantiferon IGRA assay, please contact me.
- Thank you for your business. Please call PHLET at 903-877-5071 if you have any questions.
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