TOXOPLASMA PREGNANCY PANEL (16 WEEKS GESTATION or EARLIER)

Components
For patients reported to have positive IgM results by another laboratory or suspected to have acute toxoplasmosis. Includes IgG (Dye test), IgM ELISA, Avidity

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 3.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, icterius, lipemia

Methodology
IgG dye test, ELISA, IgG Avidity

Stability
Room temperature: Not available; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Indefinite

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time3-6 days
Test CodeTOXPL
CPT-4 Code (s)
86777 x 2, 86778
LOINC Codes
IgG Dye test   21570-7  
IgM ELISA   40678-5  
Avidity   34422-6  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory