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    PCR Fee Schedule

    (Effective 1/15/13)

    Test - Prices / CPT codes

    PCR (amniotic fluid, cerebrospinal fluid, vitreous fluid, urine, whole blood, other body fluids) - $389 / 87798

    PCR (solid tissues) - $418 / 87798

    Test Information

    PCR

    Reference range: reported as "Toxoplasma gondii DNA detected," "Toxoplasma gondii DNA not detected," or indeterminate

    Specimen: (refer to PCR Specimen Requirements table)

    Volume: (refer to PCR Specimen Requirements table)

    Transport temperature: (refer to PCR Specimen Requirements table)

    CPT code: 87798

    Fee: $379-$408

    Method References:

    Grover C, Thulliez P, Remington J, Boothroyd J. Rapid prenatal diagnosis of congenital Toxoplasma infection by using polymerase chain reaction and amniotic fluid. J Clin Microbiol 28:2297-2301, 1990.

    Parmley S, Goebel F, Remington JS. Detection of Toxoplasma gondii in cerebro-spinal fluid from AIDS patients by polymerase chain reaction. J Clin Microbiol 30:3000-3002, 1992

    Testing Schedule

    PCR: Specimens received by noon (Pacific Time) on Tuesday will have verbal results available Wednesday by 4 p.m. (Pacific Time). Specimens received by noon (Pacific Time) on Friday will have verbal results available Monday by 4 p.m. (Pacific Time).

    Business hours:

    8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time.
    Monday – Friday

    Note: To ensure the quality of results, repeat testing is sometimes required. This may delay reporting of results.