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Cardiolipin IgM

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Ask first: Ask first why the test is being run. If there is a suspected blood clotting disorder, yes, you should see a specialist such as a hematologist. If ther ... Read More

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
45 years experience in Rheumatology
Depends....: The anti-cardiolopin ab is a screening test; if (+) it does not necessarily mean you have a clinical disease. In addition, there are other tests that ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: Both of these are low values and should not be used for a specific diagnosis. However, the most important feature is why were these labs drawn. For ex ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: If this is the only issue, see a hematologist. If it is related to lupus or another connective tissue disorder, see a rheumatologist.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
? Active infection: It's impossible for me to answer with certainty since i don't know the normal ranges your lab uses. If early ag & VCA igm are elevated above normal th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience in Infectious Disease
You had mono...: Your mono-like symptoms likely prompted the testing- i hope you are starting to feel a little better. Testing for different antibodies (igm and igg) a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Chronic hepatitis B: This pattern of serology is consistent with chronic hepatitis B infection, which often leads to fatal cirrhosis and/or liver cancer. Consultation with ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Treat the person: Lab tests mean nothing in isolation, and have many false positives and false negatives. The decision to make a trial of a gluten-free diet will be bet ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
More info needed: Need ebv VCA IgM and / or ebna antibodies. What is ccp?
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: The urine protein is within normal limits. How strongly positive is the igm cardiolipin. Only high levels of positivity have any clinical significanc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Rubella IgG: This means that you have been vaccinated for this infection. And, you are fully immune to it. There is nothing to worry about in regards to being pre ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Unfortunately ebv stays alive forever in one's lymphocytes and can get activated easily in susceptible people without known immunodeficiency. However ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Acute infection: A high igm antibody level usually means current or recent infection with ebv.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Ask who ordered: The test, but in general, they were suspecting EBV infection/Infectious mononucleosis, which looks negative, the final diagnosis is with the doctor wh ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Immunity: This just means that there is immunity to rubella and cytomegalovirus based on passed infection.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
It is a medical diso: A medical disorder where your body is making excess of proteins(Gamma Globulins). It can manifest in 2-3 different ways(MGUS or Multiple Myeloma). So ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Nothing.: Ebv antibodies indicate you had a previous infection, but not active. The c-reactive protein needs a units indicator - that is either normal or somew ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: None of those result indicate active infection. They all indicate previous exposure.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience in Pediatrics
History of infection: The tests mean that you have had exposure or infection in past for both. You do not have a current infection.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience in Pediatrics
DIAGNOSIS IS MONO:: Acute phase of infectious mononucleosis is characterized by rapid igm and igg antibody response to viral capsid antibody(vca) in all patients. The tes ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Hep B: It means you were exposed to the virus in the past and you don't have an acute infection. Despite that you did not develop the immunity and you can st ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Likely immunity,,: You've got antibodies to the ebv which likely means you were infected at some time in your life and you recovered and now your body has circulating an ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
What are your: Symptoms? Why was this test run?
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cause of leg pain: Superficial phlebitis can cause this as well as non thrombotic problems such as cellulitis, infections, connective tissue problems etc. See a doc to s ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Needs eval: needs further investigation and likely rx. Rheumatologist shoul help
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Need more data : This will depend on more information that I have at this point. then ANA could be negative if only a binding essay was used rather than an immunofluor ... Read More
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