Toxocara Antibody IgG by ELISA TOXIGG

Method(s) Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Specimen Required
Collect One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.
Transport

1 mL serum at 2-8°C. (Min: 0.15 mL)

Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Unacceptable Conditions Plasma. Hemolyzed, severely lipemic, heat-inactivated, or contaminated samples.
Schedule Tue, Fri
Billing Code 5010610
CPTCode 86682
Notes Separate serum from cells ASAP. Acute and convalescent samples must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute samples. Please mark sample plainly as "ACUTE" or "CONVALESCENT".
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

0.299 OD or less: Negative - No significant level of Toxocara IgG antibody detected.
0.300-0.500 OD: Equivocal - Questionable presence of Toxocara IgG antibody detected. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
0.501 OD or greater: Positive - Presence of IgG antibody to Toxocara detected, suggestive of current or past infection.

No Appointment Necessary
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