This test is intended to be used in conjunction with standard serological tests to aid in the diagnosis of infections caused by Toxoplasma gondii.
Frozen (preferred) - 90 days
Refrigerated - 7 days
Ambient - 7 days
PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.
Real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)