Glandular Fever, GF Test

NameGlandular Fever (GF) Test
Tube TypePurple (EDTA)Gold
Reporting UnitsPositive / Negative
Reference RangeN/A 
AvailabilityNDDH (24/7)
Target turnaround time1 Day
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparation
Volume required1 tube of each type (2.7ml), must be full.
If delayed transport to lab, store:In refrigerator 2 – 8oC
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on test24 Hours (Blood Film)4 Days (GF test)
Pathology disciplineHaematology
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Last updated: May 28, 2020