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
CPT Code:86406 x2, 86777, 86777
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.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Palo Alto Medical Foundation (Toxoplasmosis Serology Lab))


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report


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