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Quantiferon

Ordering information:

Specimen must be received at Box Hill by 16:00hrs Monday-Friday

Collection Centre

Latest Collection time

Latest courier time for transport

to BHH Microbiology

(must be received by 1600hrs)

 

Box Hill

1400 hrs

N/A

 

Maroondah

1400 hrs

1450 hrs

 

Angliss

1400 hrs

1415 hrs

 

Wantirna Health

1400 hrs

1515 hrs

 

Yarra Ranges

1100 hrs

1115 hrs

 

Peter James Centre

1100 hrs

 

1205 hrs

 

Healesville/Yarra Valley

1200 hrs

1240 hrs

 

Alternate names:
Quantiferon TB Gold
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
QTFN
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
Quantiferon Collection PackQuantiferon Collection Pack
Collection Instructions:

 PLEASE NOTE : Quantiferon specimens must now be collected using a dedicated Quantiferon Collection Pack containing four tubes (see image above)

Specimen must be received at Box Hill by 16:00hrs Monday-Friday

DO NOT refrigerate specimen.

Used to detect latent infection with M.tuberculosis, not for the diagnosis and management of active tuberculosis.

Collection Centre

Latest Collection time

Latest courier time for transport

to BHH Microbiology

(must be received by 1600hrs)

 

Box Hill

1400 hrs

N/A

 

Maroondah

1400 hrs

1450 hrs

 

Angliss

1400 hrs

1415 hrs

 

Wantirna Health

1400 hrs

1515 hrs

 

Yarra Ranges

1100 hrs

1115 hrs

 

Peter James Centre

1100 hrs

 

1205 hrs

 

Healesville/Yarra Valley

1200 hrs

1240 hrs

 

 

Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
3-7 days
Laboratory Use Only

  

 

If EMR is not available, Pathology results are available from Auscare.  If you do not have an Auscare login,please complete attached form. https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20access.pdf

Instruction on how to use Auscare - https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20instructions.pdf

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW