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  Toxoplasma IgG Specimen Type:
  also known as Toxo ELISA

Blood


MICROBIOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 7 mL SST
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A NEGATIVE
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 7 mL Whole Blood
Absolute minimum amount: 1 mL Whole Blood - 0.5 mL serum
Method of collection: Venipuncture
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: Specimen must be labeled with patient name and Medical Record number.
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Lipemia, Hemolysis, Icteric
Request test on form: Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )
Order/entry screen(s): Serology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Thursday
Must be in by: 0700 - Thursday AM
Routine turn around time: 7 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: Microbiology : Room 2-109
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Special Instructions: Toxoplasma IgG only will be performed unless IgM is ordered specifically. Exceptions to this guideline are: infants, children under the age of 1 year, transplant patients and ob patients will have an IgM done automatically whenever Toxoplasma serologies are ordered.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
SOFTLAB abbreviation: TOXG
Secondary code: 5188
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A