Item Value
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Set up 6x per week. Turnaround 3-5 days
Performed by Viracor
Normal range
Negative <0.5 Index
Positive ≥0.5 Index
Container type
Blood Gold top (Must be separate tube)
BAL Capped Plastic tube
CSF CSF tube or sterile collection tube (By approval only)
Amount to Collect
Blood 3 mL
BAL 3 mL
CSF 2 mL
Collection Instructions To avoid environmental contamination cap tube immediately after collection and do not re-open. Bring samples to lab for processing asap
Sample type CSF, BAL

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