Q Fever (Coxiella burneti) Phase 1 Serology

Test Method
CFT Total Ab
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood)
Spec Type Min
100ul
When Tested
2x Weekly
Reference Ranges
Phase 1 CFT - titres
, 10 = neg,
20, 40 = low pos,
80 = pos
Units of Measurement
Titre
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Q Fever (Coxiella burneti) Phase 2 Serology

Test Method
IgG EIA, IgM EIA
Specimen Required
Serum (clotted blood)
When Tested
2x Weekly, IgM x2 weekly
Reference Ranges
IgG
upper cutoff = Std value x factor (batch specific)
lower cutoff = Std value x factor (batch specific)
IgM
cutoff value mean = cutoff value
neg pos > cutoff value
equiv +/- 10% cutoff value
Units of Measurement
Optical density
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

QuantiFERON ® -TB Gold Plus In-Tube Assay

Test Method
EIA
Specimen Required
1.0 mL aseptically collected fresh blood inoculated into each of the three special collection tubes, then gently inveretd a few times and transported to the lab at RT within 24 hours.
Spec Type Min
exactly 1.0 mL blood per tube.
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
72 hours
Normal Ranges
n/a
Reference Ranges
> 0.35 units
Cut Off Lower
0.35 for antigen
Units of Measurement
IU g-IFN
Billing Advice
Non-rebatable
Contact
9342 9670