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I have been diagnosed with cytomegalovirus IGg Antibody 9.59 (Au/ml). What is the treatment and consequences?

I have been diagnosed with cytomegalovirus IGg Antibody 9.59 (Au/ml). What is  the treatment and consequences?

Not enough info: A positive cytomegalovirus IGg Antibody means you have had cytomegalovirus infection sometime in the past (like the majority of people living on this earth). Does not mean you have infection at this time. ...Read more

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Cmv Infection (Definition)

CMV= cytomegalovirus, a virus in the herpesvirus family that can infect anyone. CMV is spread by direct contact of body fluids, such as saliva, blood, urine, semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. CMV infection can have a wide range of symptoms from no symptoms to symptoms of fever and fatigue (resembling infectious mononucleosis) to severe symptoms involving brain, ...Read more


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What if cytomegalovirus IgG is 11.29 in torch test.?

What if cytomegalovirus IgG is 11.29 in torch test.?

Prior exposure: Given ubiquity of cmv, elevated igg titer may merely means the host had an exposure (infection) in the past. Igm titer rises even after reactivation of cmv. Detection of the virus from the target organ would be more meaningful. ...Read more

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My wife has her rubella IgG 20.17 and cytomegalovirus IgG 11.28 is it dangerous, she faced miscariage two times, which type of care we have to do ?

My wife has her rubella IgG 20.17 and cytomegalovirus IgG 11.28  is it dangerous, she faced miscariage two times, which type of care we have to do ?

Immunity: The presence of igg indicates either past exposure to or immunization against the virus in question. It is acute infections with these viruses that cause pregnancy complications. These test results are not abnormal. ...Read more

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Cytomegalovirus IgG is 9.26. What does that mean re. How long i've had it, how contagious it is, etc.? What are next steps on managing this? Help!

Cytomegalovirus IgG is 9.26.  What does that mean re. How long i've had it, how contagious it is, etc.?  What are next steps on managing this?  Help!

CMV positive: This means that you have been exposed and infected sometime in the past. Most adults have had CMV in the past. As long as you are not having symptoms like sore throat, fever, lymph nodes, or fatigue it is likely months past. The igm test is what looks at recent infection (either active or in last several weeks) you are not likely contagious if only igg positive. You are immune. ...Read more

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My rubella IgG results are 88.31 what does that mean? My toxoplasma IgG 91.50 what does mean? Cytomegalovirus IgG is 16.08 what does mean?

Quite high numbers..: But the igg antibodies for these infections shows you've been infected in the past but doesn't tell us when. Igm antibody + suggests active or quite recent infection. ...Read more

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My torch panel test states Rubella IgG is 15.40 IU/lm and Cytomegalovirus IgG is 132U/ml ? Will there be complication in the pregnancy

Within range: If those numbers are within the normal range for your lab then it indicates you are immune to both rubella and CMV. The IgG indicates your body has has "seen" the viruses and mounted an immune response to them in the past. This is a good thing! ...Read more

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My VCA IgG is 1:640, EBV IgG is 1:160, and cytomegalovirus IgG is 4.32, can this cause horrible fatigue, body pains and weight loss?

My VCA IgG is 1:640, EBV IgG is 1:160, and cytomegalovirus IgG is 4.32, can this cause horrible fatigue, body pains and weight loss?

Need IGM values: The IGG levels mean nothing by themselves. You need to know if the IGM is positive. It is the IGM that indicates active disease. ...Read more

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Am 25yrs old n had a miscarriage abt2wks back.I had undergone blood test n had rubella IgG 33.20iu/ml n cytomegalovirus 121u/ml vil it b cured?

Am 25yrs old n had a miscarriage abt2wks back.I had undergone blood test n had rubella IgG 33.20iu/ml n cytomegalovirus 121u/ml vil it b cured?

Normal labs: We are all, hopefully, immunized against rubella as children. Also, CMV exposure is common as a child or among women who work around children. Immunity is indicated by the presence of igg antibiodies. Your testing indicates that you are immune to rubella and CMV (i am assuming it was igg for cmv). This is a good thing and unrelated to the recent miscarriage. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your hhv 6 IgG antibodies are high?

What does it mean if your hhv 6 IgG antibodies are high?

Nothing: The level doesn't matter. You are immune to herpes 6 from previous infection. There are rumors that the levels are higher in people with multiple sclerosis than in controls, but this is research-only and not a helpful test or 'one more thing for you to worry about.' some independent thinkers talk of this in relationship to chronic fatigue syndrome; i doubt a strong link here. ...Read more

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What causes high IgG antibodies but negative igm?

What causes high IgG antibodies but negative igm?

Immunity: Igm is the first line of defense and reacts first, then long term immunity is provided by igg. So a positive igg and negative igm to something means an old exposure. ...Read more

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Do i need a shingles shot if I have IgG antibodies?

Do i need a shingles shot if I have IgG antibodies?

No: Igg antibodies to the h. Zoster virus means that you already have antibodies to protect you against getting shingles in the future. ...Read more

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What does a high EBV viral capsid antibody IgG mean?

Past EBV infection: The presence of igg to the ebv capsule means that your body was exposed at some time in the past to ebv and made antibodies against it. It is at its highest level 2-3 months after the initial infection, and it will always be present. An elevated igm level would be consistent with current/recent infection. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gliadin antibody igg?

What is the definition or description of: gliadin antibody igg?

Gliadin- celiac: Anti-gliadin antibody is an antibody found in some patients with celiac disease . However, both the igg and IgA to gliadin are not sensitive or specific enough for adults, but used for children under 2 because tissue transglutaminase antibody, IgA levels, and other markers for antibody may be absent. ...Read more

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What does it mean if "h. pylori IgG antibodies serum by elsia positive"?

What does it mean if "h. pylori IgG antibodies serum by elsia positive"?

History of infection: IgG to H.pylori indicates a history of infection. The serum antigen test would be appropriate to assess for current infection or post-treatment eradication. ...Read more

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Rubella IgG antibodies serum by cmia positive 74.9, can you tell me what does this mean?

Rubella IgG antibodies serum by cmia positive 74.9, can you tell me what does this mean?

CMIA: Stands for chemoluminescent microparticle immunoassay. This is the way the a specific rubella antibody test is done. This is a typical test done in pregnant women to make sure they are immune to rubella. This particular test result is positive, which means you are immune to rubella, which means the shot you received for rubella worked. This is important because rubella can harm the fetus. ...Read more

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Recently tested high levels for all 3 EBV antibodies >5 IGM,IGG,IGG(EBNA). what does this mean?

Epidemiology of EBV: Studies show that the Epstein Barr Virus is ubiquitous in all human populations. Children acquire the disease and seroconvert in the first few years of life. Studies also show that EBV titers are high in young children and then in persons above 50 years old. IGM antibodies are usually seen in early infection IGG antibodies immunity or memory response. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK47424/ ...Read more

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When are lyme igg antibodies most present in the body.if I was exposed around 7 months ago would the igg western blot be positive?

IgG: Upon appropriate stimulation, body begins to produce new specific IgG within about 2 weeks. A maximal response can be expected within 4 weeks. Can occur more quickly depending on dose of challenge/infection. ...Read more

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Test result: CMV antibody IgG 38, it also states "current vs. prior exposure unclear" why is it unclear? Am i contagious or not? Feel achy and ill

Need IgM test: It's unclear because IgM levels are needed to determine recent vs. prior infection. A negative (CMV) IgM results suggest that the patient is not experiencing a recent infection. Positive CMV IgM results indicate a recent infection (primary, reactivation, or reinfection) Positive CMV IgG indicate past or recent CMV infection. May transmit to susceptible individuals through blood and tissue product ...Read more

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What does IgG antibody test for? Antibody to what?

Protection response: Any igg antibody is your body's response to exposure to an infection, such as a bacteria or virus (antigen). A positive result means you have immunity and do not need a booster. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cytomegalovirus antibodies?

Prior contact: CMV antibodies means your body has been exposed to this virus in the past and has developed antibodies against it. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of positive or negative HCV IgG antibody? Which one means you're fine?

What is the meaning of positive or negative HCV IgG antibody?  Which one means you're fine?

Positive antibody: Rubella, or any, igg antibody, is your body's response to exposure to an infection, such as a bacteria or virus (antigen). A positive result means you have immunity and do not need a booster. ...Read more

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What should we abstain from eating when blood test report shows that h. Igg pylori antibody >8.0?

What should we abstain from eating when blood test report shows that h. Igg pylori antibody >8.0?

Avoid food that harm: Avoid foods that harming the lining of stomatch, such as apicy food, coffiene, choclate, minds, take probiotic, suggested eaglebiolabs.Com, 35 billion probiotics. ...Read more

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The result of my SS-A/Ro Antibody, IgG, Serum is 1.6 and it says High. What could this mean? I have many lupus symptoms.

The result of my SS-A/Ro Antibody, IgG, Serum is 1.6 and it says High. What could this mean? I have many lupus symptoms.

Indeterminate: Anti-SSa/Ro autoantibodies are present in about 0.1-0.5 percent of people. There is an association with lupus but also biliary cirrhosis and Sjögren's syndrome. If you have this and other symptoms if lupus, as u say, it is possible you have lupus. You should consult with the doctor who ordered the blood work to determine for sure the next steps. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does everyone have trace amounts of herpes antibodies in their systems? Can childhood chickenpox make an IgG herpes test show trace amounts?

Does everyone have trace amounts of herpes antibodies in their systems? Can childhood chickenpox make an IgG herpes test show trace amounts?

No and yes: Only people who have had a herpetic infection witll have herpes igg. Chickenpox, cmv, mono, cold sores (herpes simplex1) are all herpetic infections. Usually we do igg for the specific infection...It is feasible that chickenpox might produce a weak igg titer...You can ask the lab for more specific information. ...Read more

Antibody (Definition)

An antibody is a protein the body's immune system makes to identify potentially harmful substances in the body. Antibodies attach to the substance on a molecular level and mark it so the immune ...Read more