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Toxoplasma Testing

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

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Synonym/Acronym:
Toxoplasmosis serology, toxoplasmosis titer; may be requested as part of TORCH panel.

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

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

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

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Toxoplasma Testing." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425478/all/Toxoplasma_Testing.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Toxoplasma Testing. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425478/all/Toxoplasma_Testing. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Toxoplasma Testing. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425478/all/Toxoplasma_Testing
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Toxoplasma Testing [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425478/all/Toxoplasma_Testing.
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