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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)


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




5 ml


Yellow Top SST


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