Test Name: QUANTIFERON
EPIC Search Term: LABQFTIT1
Synonyms: QFTIT2, 36970, QFTIT, TB, TUBERCULOSIS, IGRA
Preferred Container: 1 x Quantiferon Tube Kit
Sample Type: Whole blood
Draw Volume: 6 mL
Minimum Volume: 5 mL
Collection Cut-Off Time: Specimens can be collected Sunday through Thursday all day and on Friday until 2pm (Main Campus, West Campus)
Special Collection Instructions: Obtain single tube collection set from Pathology lab.
Submit specimens in Quest QuantiFERON - TB Gold Plus specimen bag provided. A minimum volume of 6 mLs should be collected using the Quantiferon Lithium Heparin tube provided in the collection set.
Specimen Transport: Refrigerated. Test is performed in Southwest Region and appears on QUER worksheet
Causes for Rejection: Specimen is not received within 48 hours of collection under refrigerated conditions.
Test Performed By: Quest Diagnostics, Nichols Institute, 800-642-4657
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130
Lab Section: Referred Testing