Imperial Collage Healthcare

Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex TB PCRPLUS Rifampicin resistance gene detection

Clinical Indications
This test is only performed with prior agreement with a Consultant Microbiologist.

Sample Required
CSF and/or respiratory samples

Sample Container
Sterile universal container

Sample Volume
≥1 mL

Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or refrigerate overnight

Turnaround Time
4 days

Samples may be referred to the Mycobacteria Reference Unit, Public Health England, for further investigation.

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