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Do you rule out aps if anticardiolipin antibody and beta 2 glycoprotein (both IgG and igm) are often elevated but in borderline and weakly positive range?

Do you rule out aps if anticardiolipin antibody and beta 2 glycoprotein (both IgG and igm) are often elevated but in borderline and weakly positive range?

See below: There are certain criteria that must be met in order for one to have aps. One of which is that one must have some type of thrombotic event. Antibodies alone do not make the diagnosis. Without knowing full details regarding your case, it is difficult to say whether you do or not. ...Read more

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My test of rubella ab IgG was possitive, is that bad?

My test of rubella ab IgG was possitive, is that bad?

No: It just means that you cannot get rubella again. You either had the shot or had the disease in the past. Sometimes people get the disease and there are very few symptoms. ...Read more

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My rubella ab ( igg) result is positive( 151.1). Is this dangerous?

No: It means that you have had rubella (german measles) in the past or have been immunized with the rubella vaccine. ...Read more

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Please i would like to know if schistosoma ab IgG test detects every type of schistosoma ?

Please i would like to know if schistosoma ab IgG test detects every type of schistosoma ?

Mostly, yes.: This flourescent microscopy assay uses the microsomal fraction of adult s. Mansoni worms (mama) as antigen, and is thus highly specific (99%) and sensitive (96%) for detection of infection caused by s. Mansoni. Although the assay is also highly specific for infections caused by other schistosoma species (s. Japonicum, s. Haematobium, s. Mekongi), its sensitivity for these infections is lower (55%). ...Read more

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My ccp ab, IgG was 221 what would be the safest treatment to go on? Will it bring that number down?

My ccp ab, IgG was 221 what would be the safest treatment to go on? Will it bring that number down?

It depends on other: It depends on other tests and your exam. The ccp antibody is seen with rheumatoid. Your rheumatologist will interpret this in conjunction with lab findings. Also your x-rays will determine what medication you will go on as well your medical history. The number that we would want to reduce instead of the ccp is any elevated levels of inflammation such sed rate and crp. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is candida ab IgG and how is it contracted? what are the symptoms of candida ab igg? and how do you treat it? what is the prognosis?

What is candida ab IgG and how is it contracted? what are the symptoms of candida ab igg? and how do you treat it? what is the prognosis?

Candida spp.: Candida is a yeast-like fungus. The antibody (Ab) to this is formed by elements of your immune system and the particular antibody to which you are referring is an immunoglobulin G (IgG). This is not a disease and these results alone don't need treatment. Discuss this with the doctor who ordered the test. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can someone interprete what this means? In regards to strep.Pneumo. Igg ab(14 sero)...Type 3= .01 ug/ml, type 4=0.2, type 9v, 12f and 23f all = 0.5

Can someone interprete what this means?  In regards to strep.Pneumo.  Igg ab(14 sero)...Type 3= .01 ug/ml, type 4=0.2, type 9v, 12f and 23f all = 0.5

No antibodies: If you have not received the pneumococcal vaccine then you have probably not been infected with any of these strains of pneumococcus, a gram positive bacteria that causes pneumonia, sinus & ear infections & meningitis. If you have received the vaccine & these values represent antibody levels obtained 4-6 weeks later then you have hypogammaglobulinemia. Probably cvid. See your immunologist. ...Read more

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H.Pylori ab (igg) negative mean?

H.Pylori ab (igg) negative  mean?

No test is perfect: H.pylori is a organism that promotes ulcers. Your negative serum test implies an absence of protective antibodies, presumably due to lack of exposure or infection. Of course, a "false negative" result occurs with all testing. There are many ways to test for H.pylori so if you have risk factors, exposures, or high suspicion of infection get a confirmatory study. ...Read more

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H.Pylori ab (igg) positive h mean?

H.Pylori ab (igg) positive h mean?

H Pylori: Means that you have been exposed to h.Pylori in the past...Maybe you were treated already. It does not necessarily mean that you have an active infection. ...Read more

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What does the rubella ab IgG test tell you?

Past disease: A positive igg study will show that a female has a protective level of rubella antibody created by a past infection or immunization. Present or future pregnancies would not be at risk of rubella disease. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me what h. Pylori igg, ab is?

Can someone explain to me what h. Pylori igg, ab is?

Antibody: H. Pylori igg ab is an antibody manufactured by your body which is directed against the helicobacter pylori organism. ...Read more

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What do HSV 1 and 2-Specific Ab, IGg results of 14.90 (H) and .91, respectively, indicate?

What do HSV 1 and 2-Specific Ab, IGg results of 14.90 (H) and .91, respectively, indicate?

Need reference range: 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. Having said that, Each laboratory usually provides a reference range for the results, i.e, the values seen in normal people. It appears that you have had HSV 1 infection but not HSV 2. ...Read more

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What does RF 31, thyroglobulin AB of 119, and positive EBV IGG, VCA and EBV nuclear AG AB mean?

Abnormal labs: The first question is what symptoms were you having that prompted the testing. RF may be seen with rheumatoid arthritis but also with some viral infections. The other tests suggest you have been exposed the EBV virus, which is common, in the past. If you are having joint symptoms, I recommend seeing a rheumatologist and would be happy to consult, if needed. ...Read more

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Epstein-barr tst rslts - what do they mean? Ref rng <0.91, VCA ab in rng, VCA ab IgG 4.46 out +, nucl ag (ebna)(igg) >5.00 +, cyto ab (igg) 3.91 +

Epstein-barr tst rslts - what do they mean?  Ref rng <0.91, VCA ab in rng, VCA  ab IgG 4.46 out +, nucl ag (ebna)(igg) >5.00 +, cyto ab (igg) 3.91 +

Possible exposure: Igg positive antibodies which you have, indicate a past infection and not recent i.e. Active. Positive i gm antibodies usually indicate current infection. This means you may be have been exposed to mono in the past, the debate still goes on whether there's any correlation between this and chronic fatigue syndrome as many patients who have positive igg or igm do not have chronic fatigue symptoms. ...Read more

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What is hepatitis b core ab IgG blood test mean?

What is hepatitis b core ab IgG blood test mean?

Prior infection: Indicates that you very likely had hepatitis b at one point in the past. Doe not tell you about current infection or activity of the disease. These require further testing. ...Read more

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What does this mean? My EBV AB VCA IGG is 239. my IGM is 36

Mono test: The EBV antibody viral capsid antigen IgG appears within 7 days after infection and last for life. The IGM antibody appears in 7 days, but lasts 3 months. Labs are various on tere actual levels, so you will need to talk to your provider about the levels in accordance with the labs norms. ...Read more

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Cyclic citrullinated peptide ab IgG test result was 6 what does that mean?

Cyclic citrullinated peptide ab IgG test result was 6 what does that mean?

Depends: Different labs have different levels of what "normal" is. In the lab i use, this value of 6 would be normal. ...Read more