Introduction: TORCH stands for Toxoplasma other Rubella, Cytomegalovirus and Herpes simplex virus. This is the jumbo spot/ quick screen test for above infectious agents. Procedure: This kit contains test strip, buffer and dropper. First of all all the requirements was made ready at working bench. Sample was loaded on wells and later put buffer on each wells. It was then waited for 15-25 minutes. Observations:
band on control region: test valid
band on test region: positive
No band on test region: Negative
No band on control: Test invalid Result:
TORCH screen tests: Negative Importance:
If a woman becomes infected with certain germs during her pregnancy, the baby may also become infected while still in the womb. The baby is more sensitive to harm from infection during the first 3 to 4 months of the pregnancy. This test is used to screen infants for TORCH infections. These infections may lead to the following problems in the baby: Birth defects Growth delay Brain and nervous system problems. Thank you for watching! Never forget to subscribe the channel for more update.