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. Special tubes are required for blood collection; please contact us if you are interested in submitting patient samples for testing.
Important Notice Regarding Quantiferons Testing and Fees
Once a year we send updates regarding our quantiferon assay. Please review the resources and documents below regarding quantiferon collection. Also included is the most recent submission form. Please ensure you are using our newest submission form when submitting specimens.
A few important steps to remember when drawing quantiferon tubes:
- Check the expiration dates of your tubes and do not use expired tubes. If new tubes are needed, call PHLET at (903) 877-5071
- Draw tubes according to the document titled “Quantiferon TB Gold InTube Collection Procedure”
- Quantiferon testing is $80.00 per test
If you have any questions or need more information about the Quantiferon IGRA assay, please contact PHLET at (903) 877-5071.
Quantiferon Helpful Resources and Documents