TOXOPLASMA GONDII ANTIBODY IgG (088-5009)
Synonyms: Toxoplasma IgG
CPT 4 Code: 86777
Test Order Mnemonic: TOXG
Request Form: Microbiology/Serology
Collection: Routine venipuncture, SST (serum separator tube)
Storage Instructions: Centrifuge and store at 2-8░C.
Causes for Rejection: Gross hemolysis, lipemia, bacterial contamination
Availability: Samples are accepted 24 hours per day at Sample Management, Room 5.136 McCullough.
Turnaround Time: Test performed twice per week
Special Instructions: Previously positive patients do not require further testing. If the patient has no detectable antibody, it is recommended to wait two weeks before testing again. Tests on samples collected less than two weeks before the initial negative results may be cancelled unless approved by a Microbiology Director or designee.
Volume: 2 ml serum
Container: SST (gel separator)
Reference Ranges: Negative
Test Method: Automated EIA (bioPlex 2200)
Revised 10/21/2011 by T. Friloux