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Toxoplasma IgM Test

Also Known as: Toxoplasma Antibody IgM, Toxoplasma Antibody IgM Test
Toxo IgM
₹ 750



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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

The Toxoplasma IgM test is a blood test that checks for the presence of antibodies to the Toxoplasma gondii parasite. This parasite is responsible for the disease toxoplasmosis, which can cause serious health problems in pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems.

The Toxoplasma IgM test is used to diagnose toxoplasmosis, which is a parasitic infection that can cause serious illness. Symptoms of toxoplasmosis include fever, headache, muscle aches, and fatigue. The Toxoplasma IgM test can help confirm the diagnosis of toxoplasmosis and is often used in combination with other tests, such as the Toxoplasma IgG test.

If you are experiencing symptoms associated with toxoplasmosis, you will likely order a toxoplasma IgM test. Symptoms of toxoplasmosis include:

-Body aches
-Swollen lymph nodes

The test result is either Positive or Negative. A positive result (detectable level of Toxoplasma IgM) usually indicates a recent infection.

-Avoiding exposure to toxoplasmosis: This can be done by avoiding contact with infected animals, including cats, and practicing good hygiene (such as washing hands thoroughly after handling raw meat).

-Keeping a clean environment: This means regularly cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in your home, especially if someone in your household is infected with toxoplasmosis.

-Getting prompt treatment for toxoplasmosis: If you do become infected with toxoplasmosis, it is important to get treated promptly. This will help to reduce the amount of time that the infection is present in your body, and thus lower your Toxoplasma IgM test levels.

Yes, the Toxoplasma IgM test is considered safe. This is because the test is able to detect the presence of antibodies that your body has produced in response to a Toxoplasma infection.

No, fasting is not required for the Toxoplasma IgM test.

Yes, home sample collection is available for Toxoplasma IgM Test. One can opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.

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