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Test Directory -  Toxoplasma antibody

Test Includes

Total antibody screen for antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii

Request Form 

Combined Pathology Blood form (Yellow/Black or Blue for GP's) or
Microbiology form (Green)

Availability

On request during normal working hours

Specific Criteria

Please give detailed clinical information, including date of onset/contact with the suspected infection

Turnaround Time

All tests will be performed on the next normal working day after receipt of the sample
Samples giving a positive screening test result will be reported as such and sent to a Reference Laboratory for further tests.  Results of these tests will usually be available 7 - 10 days after the date of the original in-house screening test

Specimen

Serum

Volume

5 ml

Container

Yellow Top SST
   

Collection

Samples should be transported to laboratory on day of collection

Lab. Handling

Store at 4C

Causes for Rejection

Unlabelled sample
Delay in sample reaching laboratory 


Version 1.0 / November 2013

Last edited 16/04/14