TORCH Profile 8 Parameters
What is TORCH Profile 8 Parameters?
TORCH Profile 8 is a panel of 8 tests that screens for infectious diseases including Toxoplasmosis, Rubella, Herpes and Cytomegalovirus infection. These tests detect the presence of IgM and IgG antibodies produced by the body in response to these infections.
This profile is recommended to detect congenital or birth defects in newborns caused by infectious diseases. The test can also be performed to screen pregnant women for infections that can cause congenital defects in newborns.
Tests Included (8 tests)
- Cytomegalovirus IgG Antibody
- Toxoplasma gondii - IgG
- Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2, IgG
- Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM
- Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody
- Toxoplasma gondii - IgM
- Rubella Virus - IgG