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Test ID: QTBG    
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection Determination by QuantiFERON-TB Gold, Blood

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Indirect test for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infection (latent tuberculosis infection and active disease)

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

M. tuberculosis by QuantiFERON, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)
Purified Protein Derivative (PPD)
QuantiFERON-TB Gold
Tubercle Bacilli: Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB)
IFN-gamma
Interferon Gamma Release