The T-SPOT.TB blood test advantages

The T-SPOT.TB test advantages


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The T-SPOT.TB test advantages

  1. Accurate across patient populations4

  2. Consistent results6,7

    • Sensitivity: 98.8%/li>
    • Specificity: >99.1%/li>
  3. High test accuracy around result cut-off due to regulatory approved borderline zone – helping to prevent inappropriate therapy2,5


Automation for the T-SPOT.TB test2,3

It is now possible to automate the T-SPOT.TB test using the CE-marked T-Cell Select™ reagent kit, giving more streamlined workflows, simplified sample logistics and freeing up technicians’ time.


Enhanced sample stability with the T-SPOT.TB test!

The T-Cell Xtend reagent is an antibody complex that is added to blood samples in the laboratory immediately before running the T-SPOT.TB test , it allows blood samples to be processed up to 32 hours after venepuncture without affecting the accuracy of the test.8

It is now possible to automate the T-SPOT.TB test using the CE-marked T-Cell Select reagent kit. With the T-Cell Select reagent kit, samples for the T-SPOT.TB test can be processed up to 54 hours after collection. That’s over 2 full days from venepuncture until the sample needs to be processed in the laboratory.

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