Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex DNA by PCR

Test Method
Real-time PCR
Specimen Required
Aspirate, Biopsy, Bone Marrow, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Faeces, Fluid, Lavage, Paraffin embedded tissue, Sputum, Swab, Tissue, Urine, Washings
Spec Type Min
1 ml for CSF
When Tested
3x weekly
Turnaround Time
1-2 working days
Reference Ranges
Ct <40
Cut Off Lower
Ct value
Units of Measurement
Related Tests
See text (MRL section) for further details. Contact laboratory for suitability of specimens. Current method: TaqMan real-time PCR (IS6110 – based target).
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