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Toxoplasmosis serology, toxoplasmosis titer
To assess for a past or present toxoplasmosis infection and to assess for the presence of antibodies.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Place separated serum into a standard transport tube within 2 hr of collection.
(Method: Chemiluminescent immunoassay)
|IgM and IgG||Interpretation|
|Negative||0.89 index or less||No significant level of detectable antibody|
|Indeterminate||0.9–1 index||Equivocal results; retest in 10–14 days|
|Positive||1.1 index or greater||Antibody detected; indicative of recent immunization, current or recent infection|
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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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