Toxoplasma Testing

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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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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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