Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex PCR

Test Method
Real-time PCR
Specimen Required
Respiratory specimens, biopsies, whole CSF (>1ml). swabs, Paraffin embedded tissue sections (at least 6 sections, each 10-20 um thick)
Spec Type Min
1 ml for CSF
When Tested
3x weekly
Turnaround Time
1-2 working days
Normal Ranges
NA
Reference Ranges
Ct <40
Cut Off Lower
Ct value
Units of Measurement
Ct
Related Tests
See text (MRL section) for further details. Contact laboratory for suitability of specimens. Current method: TaqMan real-time PCR (IS6110 – based target).
Billing Advice
Non-rebatable
Contact
9342 9617