TOXOPLASMA PREGNANCY PANEL (GREATER THAN 16 WEEKS GESTATION)

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

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, icterus, lipemia

Methodology
IgG Dye test, ELISA, Differential Agglutination

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

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time3-6 days
Test CodeTOXPG
CPT-4 Code (s)
86777, 86778, 86406 x 2
LOINC Codes
IgG dye test   21570-7  
IgM ELISA   40678-5  
AC/HS   35305-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory