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TOXOPLASMA GONDII BY PCR

Synonym

Toxo PCR

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one plain red, gold (SST) or lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Spin blood samples and remove serum or plasma before transporting. Specimen source is required on test requisition.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL serum or plasma

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL serum or plasma

Transport

Serum or plasma, frozen

Rejection Criteria

Heparinized or hemolyzed samples

Stability

Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 3 months

Testing Information

Performed

Tue, Fri

Reported

1-5 days

Method

PCR

Referral Lab

ARUP (55591)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative:    Toxoplasma gondii DNA not detected by PCR.
Positive:     Toxoplasma gondii DNA detected by PCR.

CPT Codes

87798

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:41 AM


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