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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Toxoplasmosis serology, toxoplasmosis titer

Common Use:
To assess for a past or present toxoplasmosis infection and to assess for the presence of antibodies.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Place separated serum into a standard transport tube within 2 hr of collection.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Chemiluminescent immunoassay)

IgM and IgGInterpretation
Negative0.89 index or lessNo significant level of detectable antibody
Indeterminate0.9–1 indexEquivocal results; retest in 10–14 days
Positive1.1 index or greaterAntibody detected; indicative of recent immunization, current or recent infection

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