Kenya Medical Laboratory Tests

Toxoplasma antibodies IgG Test in Kenya

Brief Description

This test is a blood test used to detect presence of Toxoplasma IgG antobodies. The test is prescribed to patients after an infection or immunization.

Synonyms

Toxoplasmosis

Patient Preparation

No special preparation needed

Sample Type

Serum

Sample volume

0.5 mL

Sample collection Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Sample collection instructions

Serum should be separated immediately after sample collection.

Sample storage

stable at room temperature/refrigerated/frozen for 14 days

Reference range

<6.0 IU/mL

Results Turnaround

1-2 days after receipt of samples

Diseases / Diagnostic Indicators

Positive IgG results is assocciated with latent infection phase and an indicate that the person is immunized and is not at risk of transmitting the infection to another person.