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
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Powlin Manuelanswered
Allergy and Immunology 52 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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Last updated Jul 27, 2015
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