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Donor Cmv Total Ab W Reflex
My fertility doctor required my egg donor to get a CMV test. The results came back "reactive" to IGG (nonreactive to IGM). Can we still use her eggs for IVF?
Yes, if her CMV IgG : titer is stable over time. A + test for CMV IgG shows she was infected with CMV at some time during her life, but doesn't tell you when. If antibody tests of paired serum samples show a 4 x increase in CMV IgG antibody & CMV IgM antibody is present or CMV virus is cultured from her urine or throat, then she has an active infection. Your CMV IgG may show you're protected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I am doing IVF with icsi (a single sperm cell injected into an egg), would i then have to worry about the sperm donors CMV status if I am CMV neg?
Hi, what does CMV ab(igg) 122.8 au/ml - notes - negative 1:32=titre not diagnosic mean?! My gp wants to retest and not sure why! Thanks!
Series of tests: the CMV titers usually have to be repeated to look at the increase or decrease to tell if you have an active infection or have just been exposed in the past. ...Read more
No: That's not how CMV is transmitted.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: There's no cure for cmv, and treatment for the virus generally isn't necessary or recommended for healthy children and adults. But if you are immunocompromised due to HIV or treatment after organ transplantation, you may need an antiviral med, such as ganciclovir, depending on where the infection is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Viral infection: CMV (cytomegalovirus) usually does not produce an overt infection in healthy people, but in those who are immunocompromised (as in end-stage renal disease, hiv, different forms of cancer) the infection can become serious. If a shunt is infected, it will need treatment and you will have to talk to your doctor about this. Is this a av shunt for dialysis, or a different shunt? ...Read more
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