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Toxoplasma gondii - IgM

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Overview of Toxoplasma gondii - IgM

What is Toxoplasma gondii - IgM?

Toxoplasma gondii – IgM test is done to detect Toxoplasma gondii infection in a pregnant woman, unborn baby, or in a person who has a weakened immune system. It is also done to check whether the person has been affected previously or to understand if any complications are caused by active Toxoplasma gondii.

Why is Toxoplasma gondii - IgM done?

The test is often suggested to a person who has a weak immune system or to a person who has been previously exposed to t.gondii. People with flu like symptoms and a severe brain or eye infection is also suspected to have Toxoplasma gondii.


Preparation for Toxoplasma gondii - IgM

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for Toxoplasma gondii - IgM

The sample type collected for Toxoplasma gondii - IgM is: Blood

Interpreting Toxoplasma gondii - IgM results

Interpretations

Test results which show
• Negative IgM and positive IgG indicate past infection.
• Negative IgM with negative IgG show no previous record of the infection.
• Positive IgM and negative IgG indicate early infection
• Positve IgM and positive IgG indicate current infection or re-activation.



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NABL

ISO

CAP

About Sterling Accuris Diagnostics

Sterling Accuris Diagnostics is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company. It is the largest and most comprehensive pathology laboratory of Gujarat. At Sterling Accuris Diagnostics, we provide a wide range of pathology services that fit the needs of an individual. Moreover, we have the expert team of pathology specialists and the technologically advanced infrastructure to help meet individual needs.

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