Toxocara antibodies

Microbiology

Notes

 

  • This test may be useful in suspected Toxocara eye disease  

Sample requirements

Serum - paired samples not required

8.5ml of blood taken into a plain gel tube 

8.5mL BD Vacutainer tube

Required information

  • Relevant clinical details
  • Date of onset

Storage/transport

Store at fridge temperature

Transport as soon as possible at ambient temperature

Turnaround time

Sent to a National Reference Centre

10 - 14 days


Page last reviewed: 25/11/2013