Test Overview
Test Methodology

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Test Usage

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Reference Range *

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Test Details
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Special Chemistry
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST (preferred) or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
2 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1 mL serum
Additional Information

The torch screen is not an orderable test through MLabs, since it is recommended that the physician order the individual test or tests required as determined by the patient's symptoms or diagnosis. If a request for a Torch screen is received, MLabs will order the following assays: Cytomegalovirus, IgG (CMVG), Cytomegalovirus, IgM (CMVM), Herpes simplex Types 1 & 2, IgG (HSVP), Rubella, IgG (RUBG), Toxoplasma, IgG (TOXG), and Toxoplasma, IgM (TOXM).

Billing
Fee Code
00000
NY State Approved
No