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Brucella Antibody Screen (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:BRS
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SSTSST
Adults Volume or Mass:6 mL
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:

Refer samples for Brucella IgG and IgM testing to VIDRL.

Assay Frequency:Weekdays
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack
Additional Notes:

The Rose Bengal antigen test for Brucella is used for the early detection of Brucella-specific agglutinins (Brucella melitensis, abortus bovis and suis).