Ordering Recommendation

Use only in neonates for cases of suspected congenital toxoplasmosis.

Mnemonic

TOXOG IGA

Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-9 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red or Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 3 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Grossly hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic and bacterially contaminated specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Undefined; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely

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
2013891 Toxoplasma gondii Ab, IgA, ELISA, Serum 10723-5
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Aliases

Toxoplasma gondii Antibody, IgA by ELISA, Serum

PAMF Remington Laboratory