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What happens if the sperm donor is CMV positive?

What happens if the sperm donor is CMV positive?

CMV: As long as you are also CMV positive there should not be a problem. If you are negative, to play it completely safe, pick a CMV negative donor. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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!

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

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DrHHH.Eyefloaters,handtremors,mildneedlepinnumbness.recent CMV. 09Ab/Ag HIV1&2 all neg bw 6-12week.Westernblot@16week neg.do I need to retest@6months?

DrHHH.Eyefloaters,handtremors,mildneedlepinnumbness.recent CMV. 09Ab/Ag HIV1&2 all neg bw 6-12week.Westernblot@16week neg.do I need to retest@6months?

Not HIV or CMV: Clearly not HIV; impossible to have it with those blood test results. Nothing in these symptoms to suggest CMV either. There is no possibility of diagnosis via this or any online forum and I won't speculate. Keep working with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of "cmv IgG was 12"?

CMV: A positive or elevated CMV igg simply means prior exposure, infection or immunization with a CMV viral infection. ...Read more

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How can you treat cytomegalovirus (cmv)?

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 more

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Have I spread cytomegalovirus (cmv) to my baby?

Have I spread cytomegalovirus (cmv) to my baby?

Primary infection: The mother who somehow avoided CMV in her own childhood is susceptible to a primary infection at any time. If this is experianced during pregnancy, it can be passed to baby & the effect can be negligible or major, depending on the point in pregnancy & the fetus. ...Read more

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What is CMV shunt infection?

What is CMV shunt infection?

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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Cmv IgG is contagious for how long?

Cmv IgG is contagious for how long?

CMV: Your question is a bit unclear: if you have been tested for CMV and you have igg antibodies it means that the acute infection is being dealt with by your immune system and the disease is no longer in the acute phase. ...Read more

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What does having CMV hepatitis mean?

What does having CMV hepatitis mean?

Viral infection: It means a hepatitis caused by the virus cytonegalovirus. ...Read more

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Does a monospot test look for EBV and cmv?

Does a monospot test look for EBV and cmv?

EBV: However, the mono spot is not the best test to do. For more information, it is better to check ebv titers. ...Read more

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How serious is congenital CMV in a newborn?

How serious is congenital CMV in a newborn?

CMV: from being asymptomatic to death hearing loss vision loss mental disability seizures lack of coordination are some of the other permanent disabilities ...Read more

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Is CMV colitis dangerous for an unborn child?

Yes: Pregnant women should stay away from people known to have active CMV infections. ...Read more

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Is someone infected CMV also infected with ebv?

Yes or no: Totally separate but by adulthood, many people have been infected with both. ...Read more

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What happens with a transplanted kidney if you have cmv?

What happens with a transplanted kidney if you have cmv?

Hopefully nothing...: CMV is one of the most common viral infections after transplant. The virus is often found in the blood (causing weakness, fever) and can also affect tissues such as the gastrointestinal tract and lungs. Sometimes, CMV may directly affect the kidney and its function. With proper therapy (which usually includes intravenous anti-viral medicine), CMV infection can often be treated successfully. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: CMV antibodies?

What is the definition or description of: CMV antibodies?

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 more

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How are symptoms different in a woman, from HSV 2 to cmv?

How are symptoms different in a woman, from HSV 2 to cmv?

Different: Although both are herpes viruses they both present differently hsv has pain and lesions cmv has no pain, no lesions and also can cause birth defects. If you have more questions - please ask. ...Read more