Ordering Recommendation

Limited utility for routine clinical use. Serology has low sensitivity for detecting CNS toxoplasmosis.

Mnemonic
TGONDI IGG
Methodology

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-12 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

CSF.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 0.5 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86777

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0092535 Toxoplasma gondii Ab, IgG, CSF 30568-0
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Aliases
  • Toxoplasma gondii IgG
Toxoplasma gondii IgG Antibody, ELISA (CSF)

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