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Category 6 - PATHOLOGY SERVICES

69471

69471 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-Nov-1998
Description Start Date:
01-May-2017
Schedule Fee Start Date:
01-Jan-2013

Group
P3 - Microbiology

Test of cell‑mediated immune response in blood for the detection of latent tuberculosis by interferon gamma release assay (IGRA) in the following people:

(a) a person who has been exposed to a confirmed case of active tuberculosis;

(b) a person who is infected with human immunodeficiency virus;

(c) a person who is to commence, or has commenced, tumour necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor therapy;

(d) a person who is to commence, or has commenced, renal dialysis;

(e) a person with silicosis;

(f) a person who is, or is about to become, immunosuppressed because of a disease, or a medical treatment, not mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (e)



Fee: $34.90 Benefit: 75% = $26.20 85% = $29.70

(See para PN.3.4 of explanatory notes to this Category)

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