PCR Fee Schedule
Test - Prices / CPT codes
PCR (amniotic fluid, cerebrospinal fluid, vitreous fluid, urine, whole blood, other body fluids) - $398 / 87798
PCR (solid tissues) - $430 / 87798, *Not available to New York State clients
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
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
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).
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Pacific Time.
Monday – Friday
Note: To ensure the quality of results, repeat testing is sometimes required. This may delay reporting of results.