About the Test

T-SPOT.TB - The EASY Blood Test for Tuberculosis

The T-SPOT.TB  test is a unique, single-visit blood test for tuberculosis (TB) screening, also known as an interferon gamma release assay (IGRA). The T-SPOT.TB  test is the only blood test for tuberculosis that has demonstrated in a pivotal clinical study both sensitivity and specificity exceeding 95% and reliability in all at-risk groups.¹ The T-SPOT.TB  blood test does not cross react with the BCG vaccine and there is no association between T-SPOT.TB  blood test results and immunocompromised status.¹

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines recommend the T-SPOT.TB  test over the TST in all situations requiring TB testing.²

 

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¹T-SPOT.TB  Package Insert.
²MMWR 2010;59 (No. RR-5): 1-25.
T-SPOT is a registered trademark of Oxford Immunotec Ltd.