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what does a positive mumps igg mean

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
You have had, or: Been immunized against these three diseases.
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Dr. Armando Russo
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Past exposure: Igg antibodies are formed after exposure to an infection or vaccine , in the case of rubella and rubeola, both of which are viruses.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Separate issues: There are lab tests available for each of the four agents you listed. Contact your pcp to see if they can be drawn at their office or at a separate la ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You should!: Absence of IgG means you need to consider taking shots.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You R protected: A positive rubella titer means your body has developed a protective level of antibodies to the rubella virus. You either had rubella or had an immuniz ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You may have celiac: The usual test for celiac disease is the detection of IgA against gliadin. Some people don't make very much or any IgA (about 1 in 400 have this findi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Early vs late: Igm is the immunoglobulin noted for coming out early in response to any illness, it fades over time while igg come out a bit later and stays up longer ... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Normal results: Almost everybody is infected with both EBV and CMV, usuallly in childhood or as a young adult. Therefore IgG blood tests are normally positive in heal ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Hemolytic anemia?: These results suggest hemolytic anemia, a condition in which the immune system is attacking and destroying red blood cells. Some cases occur by themse ... Read More
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