Toxoplasma gondii by PCR
Label Mnemonic: TOXOPCR
Epic Lab Code: LAB4175
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum, Plasma, Amniotic Fluid or CSF
Collection Medium:
Sterile container
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL serum, plasma, amniotic fluid, or CSF in a sterile container.
Rejection Criteria:
Heparinized specimens.
Turn Around Time:
1-5 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Comments:
Write specimen source on requisition.
Methodology:
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
CPT Code:
87798
 
See also:
Toxoplasmosis Antibody, IgM, Serum