Specimen Requirements


Quantiferon, TB Gold

Specimen Requirement

This test is drawn in a TB Gold Kit containing four tubes. Incubation is required. If you do not have an incubator please contact the lab and ask to speak with supplies before drawing the samples.

Each TB Gold kit comes with detailed instructions for collection, incubation and shipping, please read the package insert. If you didn’t receive your package insert, contact the lab.

Do not spin the tubes before incubating them.


Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CLIA)


AFTER INCUBATION tubes are stable 28 days refrigerated

Reference Range

By Report


3-5 days

Clinical Use

Test Code