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TORCH Test

Also Known as: Torch PCR Test
TORCH PCR
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Description - A TORCH test is a set of blood tests. These tests look for a wide range of infections in newborns. Early detection and treatment of infections in newborns can help to avoid complications. This test is used to detect TORCH infections in infants. These infections can cause the following issues in the baby: Growth delay Birth defects Problems with the nervous system and the brain Overview of the TORCH Test ....Read More

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The TORCH test is a blood test that is used to detect the presence of antibodies that are associated with certain infections. These infections include toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, and herpes simplex virus.

The TORCH test is used to diagnose various diseases, including toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus (CMV), and herpes simplex virus (HSV). This test is usually ordered when a woman is pregnant and she has concerns about these diseases.

There is no definitive answer to this question. Some factors that may influence when you have a TORCH test include:

- whether you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
- whether you have any symptoms that could be associated with a TORCH infection
- your personal medical history
- your family's medical history
- whether you have recently been in contact with someone who has a TORCH infection

There is no definitive answer to this question as the normal range of TORCH Test can vary depending on the specific test being used. However, in general, a positive result on a TORCH test indicates the presence of one or more of the following: Toxoplasma gondii, rubella virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV), or herpes simplex virus (HSV).

Normal Range For Parameter Normal Ranges
Torch Test Normal Range Toxo IgG <1.0
Rubella IgG <10.0
CMV IgG <0.50
HSV IgG Index <0.90
Toxo IgM <0.80
Rubell IgM <0.80
CMV IgM COI <0.70
HSV IgM Index < 0.90

There is no specific way to prepare for a TORCH test. However, it is recommended that you eat a healthy diet and get plenty of rest before the test, as this will help to ensure that your body is able to function optimally. Additionally, it is important to avoid any substances (including alcohol and cigarettes) that could potentially interfere with the results of the test.

Yes, the TORCH test is considered safe. This blood test looks for antibodies that are produced in response to infection with certain viruses, including the ones that cause chickenpox and rubella. There is no risk of contracting these viruses from the blood test.

Yes, fasting is recommended before the TORCH test. The test requires you to fast for at least 8 hours before your blood can be drawn. Fasting ensures that there will be no food in your stomach that could interfere with the accuracy of the test.

Yes, home sample collection is available for TORCH Test.

About This Test

A TORCH test is a set of blood tests. These tests look for a wide range of infections in newborns. Early detection and treatment of infections in newborns can help to avoid complications. When is t
....Read More

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