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Consider Cmv Hyperimmune Globulin
Adverse effects.: Cmv hyperimmune globulin is used to prevent congenital CMV infection. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/monograph/cytomegalovirus-immune-globulin-iv. Html ...Read more
Cytomegalovirus: The presence of cytomegalovirus antibodies in your blood is a simple marker that you were infected at some time in your life. It means almost nothing for your health (half or more of us are +)but means something to the blood bank. Premature infants & those with immune issues (transplant, chemo) are only given CMV negative blood. ...Read more
No: Immune globulins actually augment the immune system, by bringing in a large dose of antibodies to a particular substance. The globulins bind to whatever toxin they are targeted to and help your immune system recognize those toxins as something worth fighting. There are many different immune globulins available, such as vzig (anti-varicella) and hbig (anti hep-b). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: Yes. It is unlikely any problem is present! ...Read more
Insufficient info: There is not sufficient information to provide a meaningful opinion. Both the quantity and quality of proteins needs to be ascertained for a proper diagnosis. It would be prudent to discuss the matter with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more
Thyroxin binding globulin mine is 19 new dr checked it what's is the difference to thyroglobulin? Mines 19 but tg is. 6.
Unusual measurements: Tbg increases with Estrogens and other conditions and increases the total t4. However, all this is irrelevant if your doctor measures free T4 and tsh, which accounts for thyroxine binding. I do not understand why your doctor is measuring tbg. To assess the thyroid status of someone who has had a thyroidectomy and is on synthroid, all you really need is a tsh. ...Read more
Hepc, ciroh- alt96.93, ast166.99, alk phos132.6, globulin 5.35, a/gratio 0.47. New report-alt14.84, ast33.35, globulin4.38, a/g 0.64.Is it improvmnt
Possibly: By lab data the numbers are improved, but that is not always a clear indication of the state of the cells in the liver. You need to discuss these values with the liver doctor who ordered them. There are numerous possible interpretations. ...Read more
What condition presents w/:wbc4.82 rbc3.57 hgb11.3 hct33.4, rdw-cv11.6, mpv8.4, neutro40.3%, lympho11.2%sedrate33, rf12, beta-globulin 1.3, a/g ratio 0.9?
IgA Deficiency: Sounds like selective IgA deficiency, if these are the results. Selective IgA deficiency is the most common immunodeficiency in the world and is usually benign but needs to be followed. IgA def in women is more significant since it can convert to common variable immune deficiency and there is HUGE risk of lymphoma development in the 50's-60's. See an immunologist ...Read more
My gamma globulin is 2.3 (normal ran 0.5 - 1.6). I feel fine and the rest of my labs are normal. Should I be concerned?
No: So long you are fine, you didn't mention why were the tests ordered in the first place, and what were the other labs? Gamma Globulins can be increased for several common reasons as acute or chronic infection, chronic inflammation, and others, yours isn't that high, your doctor may want to repeat later if needed, best wishes ...Read more
IgG and IgM: Igm is the early antibody a baby makes when exposed to cmv. It is short lived in the body usuaaly less than 6 months to a year. During this 6 month to one yr the body makes life long immunity antibody igg in the first six months of life the baby may have materal igg that passed thru the placenta. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer