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Cmv Hyperimmune Globulin (Overview)

CMV hyperimmune globulin is a CMV agent which is a kind of anti-viral drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Question about CMV and pregnancy! very important to know my options?

Question about CMV and pregnancy! very important to know my options?

Seek expert care.: http://women.texaschildrens.org/fetalcenter/ recent data from italy suggest that hyperimmune globulin infusions to the pregnant woman can ameliorate the outcome for the infant. ...Read more

Cmv Hyperimmune Globulin (Overview)

CMV hyperimmune globulin is a CMV agent which is a kind of anti-viral drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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I've heard different things. What exactly is fetal CMV infection?

I've heard different things. What exactly is fetal CMV infection?

Virus infection: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an infection of the unborn baby which can produce low birth weight, occasionally spontaneous abortion. It can also produce microcephaly (small brain size), jaundice and other severe changes in the newborn. This is a common virus which is often routinely screened for in pregnant women. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sex hormone binding globulin?

What is the definition or description of: sex hormone binding globulin?

See below: Sex hormone-binding globulin (shbg) or sex steroid-binding globulin (ssbg) is a glycoprotein that binds to sex hormones, to be specific, androgens and estrogens. Other steroid hormones such as progesterone, cortisol, and other corticosteroids are bound by transcortin. ...Read more

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Can anyone describe their experience with immune globulin shots given to prevent hepatitis a?

Can anyone describe their experience with immune globulin shots given to prevent hepatitis a?

It works: Both Immune Globulin and the hep a vaccine are approved for post exposure prophylaxis, and they work. The choice between the two depends upon availability and a variety of patient factors. ...Read more

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I got missed of 1 month pregnency, after torch evalution it was rubella virus, herpes, & CMV infection, doc prescribe me spiramycin, now what to do?

I got missed of 1 month pregnency, after torch evalution it was rubella virus, herpes, & CMV infection, doc prescribe me spiramycin, now what to do?

Weigh risks: Not sure i completely understand, but if you were diagnosed with rubella or CMV early in pregnancy, there could be some serious effects on the baby. How far along are you? You may want to consider ending the pregnancy if the infection reached the fetus. Talk to your doctor about options. ...Read more

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I have a transplant kidney. My CMV test is positive. I used ganciclovir for 14 days, but what does it do?

I have a transplant kidney. My CMV test is positive. I used ganciclovir for 14 days, but what does it do?

Needs clarification: If your CMV antibody (IgG) test was (+), it indicates that you had a prior exposure to the virus but does not mean an active infection. In most renal transplant recipients, anti-viral medication is usually given to prevent CMV reactivation. If your blood PCR test was (+) for CMV, it indicates active presence of the virus in the blood and its tx requires ganciclovir(IV) or valganciclovir (oral). ...Read more

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Which treatments for CMV infection are most effective?

Usually none needed: Usually no treatment is needed for CMV infection. CMV becomes a problem in people with immune deficiency and it is the immune disorder that needs priority attention. ...Read more

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Globulin 2.0 L And alb/glob 2.4 H what does this mean and should it be repeated? Mall other blood work great! Could this be leukemia? Just concerned.

Globulin 2.0 L And alb/glob 2.4 H what does this mean and should it be repeated? Mall other blood work great! Could this be leukemia? Just concerned.

See below: 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, the information you provided is not a cause for concern. There is nothing the data provided to suggest leukemia. ...Read more

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My rubella IgM ELISA value is 0.05 UI/ML, CMV IgM ELISA value is 0.16 UI/ML, CMV IgG value is 6.8 UI/ML, and Rubella IgG value 39.8 UI/ML. is it safe?

My rubella IgM ELISA value is 0.05 UI/ML, CMV IgM ELISA value is 0.16 UI/ML, CMV IgG value is 6.8 UI/ML, and
Rubella IgG value 39.8 UI/ML. is it safe?

Depends on range: If the IgM values are within the lab's normal range, then this means you have had previous exposure or vaccination. If the IgM is well above the lab's normal range, then possibly you have recently been infected or vaccinated. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests, and make sure to discuss the issue of false positives. ...Read more

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How dangerous is cmv?

How dangerous is cmv?

Depends: CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection in children and young adults with intact immune system is usually a trivial infection. However, pregnant mother becomes infected the first time, the virus infects her fetus. Sensorineural hearing loss and developmental delay are common sequelae following congenital CMV infection. ...Read more

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