Toxoplasma Pregnancy Panel (more than 16 weeks gestation)

Abbrev Code:TPG16   
Order Code:LAB5670Order Name:Toxoplasma Pregnancy Panel >16 Weeks Gest
Order Instructions:Ordered through Maternal Fetal Medicine
CPT Codes: 86406 x2, 86778 x1, 86777 x1
Test Includes:IgG (dye test); IgM ELISA and AC/HS
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 7-14 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL; does not allow for repeat testing
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 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  (Dr. Jack S Remington Laboratory Toxoplasmosis Serology Lab)


Reference Range:By report

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