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Beta2 Glycoprotein I Ab Igg
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I took a herpeselect test. Help understanding resultshsv 1 IgG herpeselect ab 0.30 0.00-0.89""2 "" ab 0.46 0.00-0.89 what's the meaning?
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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
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
Hi, How many weeks do i have to wait to get tested for EBV with EBV VCA IGG AB for a more accurate results from a recent exposure?
A week: The viral capsid VCA IGM is most sensitive and specific for acute infection. It becomes positive in a week, and goes away in 4 to 6 weeks. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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
Depends: Different labs have different levels of what "normal" is. In the lab i use, this value of 6 would be normal. ...Read more
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