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Test Code TORCG ToRCH Profile IgG, Serum

Additional Codes

MAYO: TRCHG

EPIC: LAB2741

Reporting Name

Torch Profile IgG, S

Useful For

Determination of immune status of individuals to the rubella virus following vaccination or prior exposure

 

As an indication of past or recent infection with Toxoplasma gondii, cytomegalovirus, or herpes simplex virus (HSV)

 

Distinguishing between infection caused by HSV types 1 and 2, especially in patients with subclinical or unrecognized HSV infection

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
TOXGP Toxoplasma Ab, IgG, S Yes Yes
RBPG Rubella Ab, IgG, S Yes Yes
CMVG Cytomegalovirus Ab, IgG, S Yes Yes
HS1G HSV Type 1 Ab, IgG, S No Yes
HS2G HSV Type 2 Ab, IgG, S No Yes

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Ordering Guidance


To evaluate recent or acute infection with Toxoplasma gondii, order TXM / Toxoplasma gondii Antibody, IgM, Serum.

 

For patients presenting with presumed acute infection with herpes simplex virus (HSV), order HERPB / Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2, Qualitative PCR, Blood.

 

IgG antibodies in patients younger than 6 months of age are typically the result of passive transfer from the mother. To assess possible infection in patients less than 6 months old, consider ordering the IgM testing.



Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

1.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Toxoplasma ANTIBODY, IgG

Negative

 

Toxoplasma IgG

≤9 IU/mL (Negative)

10-11 IU/mL (Equivocal)

≥12 IU/mL (Positive)

 

RUBELLA ANTIBODY, IgG

Vaccinated: Positive (≥1.0 AI)

Unvaccinated: Negative (≤0.7 AI)

 

CYTOMEGALOVIRUS

Negative

 

HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV), TYPE 1 AND TYPE 2 ANTIBODIES, IgG

Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 1, IgG

Negative

 

Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 2, IgG

Negative

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

CPT Code Information

86644-CMV

86695-Herpes simplex, type 1

86696-Herpes simplex, type 2

86762-Rubella

86777-Toxoplasma

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TRCHG Torch Profile IgG, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
HS1G HSV Type 1 Ab, IgG, S 51916-5
HS2G HSV Type 2 Ab, IgG, S 43180-9
RBG Rubella Ab, IgG, S 40667-8
CMVG Cytomegalovirus Ab, IgG, S 13949-3
TOXG Toxoplasma Ab, IgG, S 40677-7
DEXG6 Toxoplasma IgG Value 8039-0
DEXG2 Rubella IgG Antibody Index 5334-8

Report Available

Same day/1 to 3 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject
Heat-inactivated specimen Reject

Method Name

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Secondary ID

61859

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.