Tuberculosis (Urine)


Test Information

Test Name

Tuberculosis (Urine)

Synonyms

Mycobacteria, Acid Fast Bacilli, TB, First Pass urine, ZN Stain

Preferred Specimen

3x Total Voided Early Morning Urine (on different days)

Testing Location

Referral


Processing Information

Registration Code

TBUR


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Notes

Send the whole first void urine - NO ALIQUOT required

Send Away Transport

Refrigerate if delivery delayed

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