Kenya Medical Laboratory Tests

Toxoplasma antibodies IgM Test in Kenya

Brief Description

This test is a blood test used to detect presence of Toxoplasma IgM antobodies. The test is prescribed to determine the status of Toxoplasmosis infection in an individual



Patient Preparation

No special preparation needed

Sample Type


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

<8.0 AU/mL

Results Turnaround

1-2 days after receipt of samples

Diseases / Diagnostic Indicators

Positive IigM"," is associatted with an acute phase of infection