Toxoplasma IgG Avidity

Abbrev Code:AVIDG   
Order Code:LAB5635Order Name:Toxoplasma IgG Avidity
Synonyms:IgG Dye Test
Methodology:Sabin AB, Feldman H.A. Dyes
CPT Codes: 86777 x2, 86778 x1
Test Includes:IgG dye test and IgM by ELISA
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Thurs; results are reported within 3-7 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic, or bacterially contaminated specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Dr. Jack S Remington Laboratory Toxoplasmosis Serology Lab)


Reference Range:High avidity excludes infection within the previous 4 months.

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