At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To detect a Toxoplasma gondii infection in a pregnant woman, unborn baby, or in a person with a weakened immune system (immunocompromised) who has flu-like symptoms; sometimes to determine if a person has been previously infected or to help determine if complications are due to an active Toxoplasma infection
When to Get Tested?
When a pregnant woman or a person with a weakened immune system has been exposed to T. gondii and/or has flu-like symptoms or a severe eye or brain infection that a health practitioner suspects are due to toxoplasmosis
Test Preparation Needed?