Coxiella burnetii

TEST NAME Coxiella burnetii  
DISEASE/DISORDER Q Fever  
ALTERNATE NAME(S)    
METHODOLOGY LRN-B Coxiella burnetii PCR/7500DX  
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Contact Bioterrorism laboratory before submission

 
ORDERING INFORMATION TDH DLS Requisition:  PH-4263 Clinical Select Agent Rule-Out Submission Requisition  

Specimen Requirements


Patient Preparation
  • None
Specimen Collection
  • Acceptable Specimen Sources/Type(s) for Submission

-  Whole blood

Specimen Labeling
  • Specimen must be labeled with at least two unique patient identifiers and match accompanying PH-4263 Clinical Select Agent Rule-Out Submission Requisition
Specimen Processing
  • Contact Bioterrorism laboratory prior to shipment to determine appropriate specimen handling based on LRN protocols.
Specimen Storage and Preservation
  • Contact Bioterrorism laboratory prior to shipment to determine appropriate specimen handling based on LRN protocols.
Specimen Transport
  • Contact Bioterrorism laboratory prior to shipment to determine appropriate specimen handling based on LRN protocols.
  • All infectious substance shipments must conform to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR 49 C.F.R. Parts 171-180). 
Specimen Acceptability and Rejection
  • Contact Bioterrorism laboratory prior to shipment to determine appropriate specimen handling based on LRN protocols.
Testing Location
  • Nashville
  • Knoxville

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