TOXOPLASMA IgG ANTIBODY

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, or icteric specimens

Methodology
Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Negative:   <7.2 IU/mL  
Equivocal:   7.2-8.7 IU/mL  
Positive:   >8.7 IU/mL  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time1-2 days
Test CodeTOXG
CPT-4 Code (s)
86777
LOINC Codes
8039-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory