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TORCH IGG Test Overview
TORCH is an acronym from five potential infectious agents that can be transmitted from mother to foetus through the placenta. These viruses can cause serious congenital malformations especially when mother acquires the infection for the first time during the first trimester.
The full form of TORCH is toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus (CMV), herpes simplex (HSV).
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The cost of TORCH IGG Test in India varies as per the city in India.
The average price of TORCH IGG Test ranges from ₹1550 to ₹1840.
The price for the test in the following cities is:
- Chennai: ₹1,600
- Delhi: ₹1,600
- Mumbai: ₹1,600
- Pune: ₹1,840
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Frequently Asked Questions
TORCH IgG panel is ideally indicated before pregnancy or during antenatal visit during the first trimester. If the test is positive before pregnancy then chances of any serious infection to foetus are very remote. If this test is positive during pregnancy then an IgG avidity test or IgM test or PCR test would be required to confirm if infection is current or timing acquistion
Torch IgG test measures IgG antibodies against Toxoplasma, CMV, Rubella, HSV 1 & 2.
During Torch IgG test The blood sample is taken from a vein in your arm, using a small needle. After the needle is inserted, a small amount of blood will be collected into a test tube or vial. You may feel a little sting when the needle goes in or out. This usually takes less than five minutes.
TORCH IgG positive - If a person is IgG positive before pregnancy then she has antibodies against these agents and is unlikely to transmit these infections to foetus.
It is important to time when the infection was acquired by the mother, this can be done through IgG avidity testing.
If it is suggested that infection occurred during the pregnancy then doctor may advise an invasive test like amniocentesis of chorionic villus sampling.
TORCH IgG negative - This means that patient is not immune to these infections and should consider Rubella immunization & seek medical advise in case symptoms related to above infections are experienced at any point of time during pregnancy
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