Toxoplasma gondii PCR

Alphabetical Test listing

Toxoplasma gondii PCR-13637

  
Toxoplasma gondii PCR
  
13637
  
LAB13637
  
TOXOPCR
  

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

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
0.5 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  
ACD whole blood
0.5 mL Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  

Yellow ACD (A or B)

 

Sterile container

  
CSF - 0.5 mL
  

Yellow ACD (A or B)

Sterile container

  

Whole blood:

Ambient (preferred) - 7 days
Refrigerated - 7 days
Frozen - NO

CSF:

Ambient (preferred) - 7 days
Refrigerated - 7 days
Frozen - 90 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.

  
LabCorp Burlington (138602): R-LC
  
3x / week
  
2 - 5 days
  

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

  

Negative

  
87798
  
No
  
Result 29904-0
  
04/30/2019
  
02/19/2020