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Probably not: If you have excess antibodies, they will reject you at the screening. ...Read more
My 22 year old son was just told he has atypical antibodies in his blood/plasma. Can I have this too, and what causes it?
Antibodies: More information is needed. The body produces a large variety of antibodies and it is important to know which ones are being referred to as "abnormal". Antibodies are proteins made by the immune system to primarily fight off bacteria, viruses and other pathogens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can some 1 please tell me if blood plasma level of 73 ammonia is dangerously high ? My doctor told me today it was mild but the e.R said that high....
High: It is an elevated level of ammonia that you are referring to. Whether it is dangerously high or not -- i've seen higher levels, but each level should be taken individually as some lower levels may be high enough in some folks to cause mental changes, whereas chronically elevated levels in other individuals may not produce the same symptoms just because the brain has been adapting to that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long ago?: This depends on how long ago you had malaria and whether or not you were adequately treated. If you have traveled to a region known to harbor malaria, you are deferred for 1 year. If you lived there or have been diagnosed with malaria, you are deferred for 3 years adn must remain symptom free. http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/blood_banks.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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