Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite of cats that affects humans as intermediate hosts. Infection is often asymptomatic but the organism can cause disease if acquired congenitally or in immunocompromised patients.
Toxoplasma antibody screen (IgG and IgM)
|Inform lab before sending||No||Specimen type||Serology Tests
Clotted blood:5ml Clot activator and separation gel (GOLD CAPPED) container
|Ideal time to take specimen|| ||Labelling requirements||click here||How to take the specimen|| ||Transport to the laboratory||If transport is delayed then store at +4°C||Test Times||Daily||Turnround||6 working days||Additional information|| |
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