TORCH Antibodies, IgG
Ordering Recommendation
Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Serum from umbilical cord blood.  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unacceptable Conditions
Refer to individual components.  
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Test Number
Reference Interval
0050165Cytomegalovirus Antibody, IgG
0.59 U/mL or less:Not Detected.
0.60-0.69 U/mL:Indeterminate - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
0.70 U/mL or greater:Detected.

0050293Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and/or 2 Antibodies, IgG
0.89 IV or less:Not Detected.
0.90-1.09 IV:Indeterminate - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.10 IV or greater:Detected.

0050771Rubella Antibody, IgG
Less than 9 IU/mL:Not Detected.
9-9.9 IU/mL:Indeterminate - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
10 IU/mL or greater:Detected.

0050770Toxoplasma gondii Antibody, IgGEffective March 3, 2014
7.1 IU/mL or less:Not Detected.
7.2-8.7 IU/mL:Indeterminate - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
8.8 IU/mL or greater:Detected.

Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

This test should not be used for blood donor screening, associated re-entry protocols, or for screening Human Cell, Tissues and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products (HCT/P).
CPT Code(s)
86644; 86694; 86762; 86777
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050165CMV Antibody IgG5124-3
0050286HSV Type 1/2 Combined Ab, IgG27948-9
0050770Toxoplasma gondii Ab, IgG8039-0
0050771Rubella Antibody IgG8014-3
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  • CMV Antibody IgG, HSV Type 1/2 Combined Ab, IgG
  • Rubella Antibody IgG
  • Torch panel
  • Toxoplasma gondii Ab, IgG