Pneumocystis jiroveci (carinii) PCR

Test Method
Taqman real time PCR Assay
Specimen Required
Sputum, induced sputum, bronchial washing, BAL.
Spec Type Min
200 ul
When Tested
daily (on request)
Turnaround Time
24 hour
Normal Ranges
n/a
Reference Ranges
Ct <32 - positive
Ct>32-40 - low positive
Cut Off Lower
Positive: 32 ct-value, Low positive >/=33 ct value
Units of Measurement
Cycle Theshold (Ct-value)
Related Tests
n/a
Billing Advice
Medicare rebatable
Contact
9342 9670