Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Brucella Serology

Test Name: Brucella Serology
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer
Collection Information: Collect acute (early, after onset of symptoms) and convalescent (2-3 weeks later) blood aseptically in vacutainer tubes.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred weekdays to Public Health Laboratory
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
14 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2010-09-13
Revised Date: 2019-04-01
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: Adequate clinical history is required. Please record clinical symptoms, exposure, travel history and onset date on the Public Health Requisition.
Method of Analysis: Serum Tube Agglutination (STA) assay
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
BRUC
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory

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