Toxoplasma gondii PCR, amniotic fluid

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Toxoplasma gondii PCR, amniotic fluid-13636

  
Toxoplasma gondii PCR, amniotic fluid
  
13636
  
LAB13636
  
TOXOAMNIO
  

This test is intended to be used in conjunction with standard serological tests to aid in the diagnosis of infections caused by Toxoplasma gondii.

  
Amniotic fluid
  

Sterile vial/container

  
0.5 mL
  
0.2 mL
  
  1. Transfer 0.5 mL of amntiotic fluid to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp)
  2. Freeze
  

Frozen (preferred) - 90 days

Refrigerated - 7 days

Ambient - 7 days

  
  • Quantity not sufficient for analysis (QNS)
  • Gross specimen contamination
  • Specimen too old
  • Leaking or broken tube
  

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.

  
LabCorp Burlington (138586): R-LC
  
3x/week
  
2 - 5 days
  

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)

  

Negative

  
87798
  
No
  
Result 27999-2
  
04/30/2019
  
02/19/2020