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Test Code TOXOC Toxocara Antibody, IgG, Serum

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into a plastic vial.

Useful For

Aiding in the diagnosis of Toxocara infection

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

Toxocara Ab, IgG, S

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  5 days

Reference Values



Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday

Report Available

1 to 5 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

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.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TOXOC Toxocara Ab, IgG, S 40674-4


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
65873 Toxocara Ab, IgG, S 40674-4