Test Catalog

Test ID: PTOX    
Toxoplasma gondii, Molecular Detection, PCR

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Supporting the diagnosis of acute cerebral, ocular, disseminated, or congenital toxoplasmosis

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Toxoplasma gondii PCR

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii)