QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus Provider Resources

  • What is QFT-Plus?

    QFT-Plus is a more accurate test for TB infection, producing fewer false positive results than the tuberculin skin test.

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  • Contact investigations

    One person with active TB can infect 10-15 others. Proactive testing with QFT-Plus can help prevent the spread of TB.

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  • Healthcare workers

    Healthcare workers are at 2- to 5-fold increased risk of developing latent TB infection compared with the general population.

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  • Student testing

    College and university TB prevention programs are replacing the century-old TB skin test with QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus.

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  • US immigration

    Beginning October 1, 2018, the tuberculin skin test (TST) will no longer be accepted for USCIS immigration exams.

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  • US testing guidelines

    US TB testing guidelines broadly recommend IGRA testing.

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  • Pediatric guidelines

    New 2018 AAP Red Book® recommends TB blood testing for children.

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  • Specialty guidelines

    People with compromised immune systems face an increased risk of TB.

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  • Correctional facilities

    The best way to prevent TB in correctional facilities is to test and treat for latent TB infection.

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  • CD8 T cell technology

    Evidence now also supports a role for CD8 T cells in host defense against M. tuberculosis.

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  • Workflow and results

    QFT-Plus is a streamlined IGRA test, providing results within 24 hours.

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  • Training videos

    QFT-Plus blood collection, ELISA and data analysis training videos are available to help introduce you to QuantiFERON TB testing.

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