TB Gold Test

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QuantiFERON TB Gold Test

The Quantiferon-TB Gold test (QFT-G) is a whole-blood test that helps in detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection, latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), and tuberculosis (TB) disease.

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1) Home Collection Facility Available Only For Minimum Total Test(s) Charges Of ₹999.00 and above.
2) We Serve Only in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad City Limits.
3) Additional Charges For Serving Outside Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad City Limits. (With in Pune)
4) Home Collection Facility Service Timing Should Be Selected Between 7.30am till 11.00am.
5) Direct Walk-in Service Timing Should Be Selected From 9.00am till 6pm (Monday-Saturday). Sunday from 9.00am till 1.30pm.
6) Confirm The Time Slot Availability Before Booking. There is No Auto Slot Blocking In Online Test Booking. You Should Reach to Use Over WhatsApp Or Call For Slot Availability.
7) We don't Provide Home Collection Service Only For Urine or Stool Test. These Tests Can Be Combined With Other Blood Tests.
8) Booking Date And Time Should Be 24hrs-72hrs in Advance

Description

QuantiFERON TB Gold Test

QuantiFERON TB Gold test is a basic blood test that helps in the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which causes tuberculosis. The QuantiFERON, also called QFT, is an interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) and is now used as an alternative to the tuberculin skin test (TST, PPD or Mantoux).

Unlike TST, the QuantiFERON TB Gold test is a controlled laboratory test and is unaffected by earlier Baccile Calmette–Guerin (BCG) infection. The QuantiFERON TB Gold test is also more specific and sensitive than the tuberculin skin test.

What does the QuantiFERON TB gold test result show?

A positive response to the QuantiFERON Tb Gold Test shows the infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Although it does not mean that the person has active TB, rather it simply means that the person has been exposed to the mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterium.

QuantiFERON cannot distinguish between active tuberculosis disease and latent tuberculosis infection and the Quantiferon Gold test is used with risk assessment, radiography, and other medical and diagnostic evaluations.

What is the TB gold test?

The Quantiferon-TB Gold test (QFT-G) is a whole-blood test that helps in detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection, latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), and tuberculosis (TB) disease.

The QuantiFERON TB gold test report can be made available within 48 to 72 hours.

When TB gold test advised?

The varied symptoms that are observed and associated and prompt for Quantiferon TB Gold Test are:

  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Night sweats
  • Chills
  • Loss of appetite
  • Prolonged and persistent cough
  • Blood in sputum
  • Painful breathing
  • Painful coughing

In severe cases of tuberculosis that spreads in the lungs has the following symptoms:

  • Chest pain
  • Coughing up blood
  • Prolonged cough for over three weeks
What After My TB Gold Test Comes Positive?

The QuantiFERON TB gold Test positive treatment includes the following steps;

  • Special medication prescribed for 6 to 9 months.
  • Use of gamma interferon therapy to monitor the treatment of tuberculosis.
  • The treatment is a long procedure owing to the slow growth of the M. Tuberculosis bacteria and also takes a lot of time to kill the bacteria.
  • Doctors can change the medication in the treatment’s course in response to the emergence of drug-resistant organisms.

TB Gold Blood Test

Note:

  • Overnight fasting is not required
  • Doctor’s prescription is must for the TB Gold Test
  • Previous Medical History May Be Required
  • Inform your doctor prior to the test if you are on medications

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2 reviews for TB Gold Test

  1. 5 out of 5

    Shruti

    got your lab in my google search and available for online test booking

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