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Lab Test Dictionary

Torch Panel, Acute (6444)

Specimen Type


Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano

Epic ID


Collection Information

Specimen Required

5-6 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 4 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Grossly lipemic; Grossly icteric

Test Volume Required

3 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

2.5 mL Serum (1 mL for pediatrics)

Included Tests

Toxoplasma Antibodies (IgG, IgM), Rubella Antibody (IgM), Cytomegalovirus Antibody (IgM) and Herpes Simplex Virus IgM Antibody with Reflex to Titer

CPT Codes

86777, 86778, 86762, 86645, 86695