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A 45-year-old female asked:

Is there`s a present infectious ? my ebv antibody panel: vca - igm 43 vca - igg 1041 ea - igg 295 ebna - igg 133

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Dr. Powlin Manuel
Dr. Powlin Manuelanswered
53 years experience
Yes, it is recent.: Presence of IGM indicates a recent infection. This type of antibody is released early as this carries five times the blocking sites compared to other antibodies. Presence of IGM thus suggests an ongoing attempt by our immune system to fight a current infection.
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