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Toxoplasma Antibody

Toxoplasma Antibody is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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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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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Toxoplasma Antibody." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425376/all/Toxoplasma_Antibody.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Toxoplasma Antibody. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425376/all/Toxoplasma_Antibody. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Toxoplasma Antibody. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425376/all/Toxoplasma_Antibody
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Toxoplasma Antibody [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425376/all/Toxoplasma_Antibody.
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