Toxoplasma Pregnancy Panel (more than 16 weeks gestation)


Sunquest Code:TPG16  
Epic Code:LAB5670Epic Name:Toxoplasma Pregnancy Panel >16 Weeks Gest
Order Instructions:Ordered through Maternal Fetal Medicine
Test Includes:IgG (dye test); IgM ELISA and AC/HS
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-14 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL; does not allow for repeat testing
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic or bacterially contaminated specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature, preferred. Room temperature or frozen temperature is also acceptable.
Stability:24 hours at room temperature; 7 days refrigerated (preferred); indefinitely frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Palo Alto Medical Foundation (Toxoplasmosis Serology Lab))


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report


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