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My rubella ab ( igg) result is positive( 151.1). Is this dangerous?

My rubella ab ( igg) result is positive( 151.1). Is this dangerous?

No: It means that you have had rubella (german measles) in the past or have been immunized with the rubella vaccine. ...Read more

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My ccp ab, IgG was 221 what would be the safest treatment to go on? Will it bring that number down?

My ccp ab, IgG was 221 what would be the safest treatment to go on? Will it bring that number down?

It depends on other: It depends on other tests and your exam. The ccp antibody is seen with rheumatoid. Your rheumatologist will interpret this in conjunction with lab findings. Also your x-rays will determine what medication you will go on as well your medical history. The number that we would want to reduce instead of the ccp is any elevated levels of inflammation such sed rate and crp. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can someone interprete what this means? In regards to strep.Pneumo. Igg ab(14 sero)...Type 3= .01 ug/ml, type 4=0.2, type 9v, 12f and 23f all = 0.5

Can someone interprete what this means?  In regards to strep.Pneumo.  Igg ab(14 sero)...Type 3= .01 ug/ml, type 4=0.2, type 9v, 12f and 23f all = 0.5

No antibodies: If you have not received the pneumococcal vaccine then you have probably not been infected with any of these strains of pneumococcus, a gram positive bacteria that causes pneumonia, sinus & ear infections & meningitis. If you have received the vaccine & these values represent antibody levels obtained 4-6 weeks later then you have hypogammaglobulinemia. Probably cvid. See your immunologist. ...Read more

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H.Pylori ab (igg) negative mean?

H.Pylori ab (igg) negative  mean?

No test is perfect: H.pylori is a organism that promotes ulcers. Your negative serum test implies an absence of protective antibodies, presumably due to lack of exposure or infection. Of course, a "false negative" result occurs with all testing. There are many ways to test for H.pylori so if you have risk factors, exposures, or high suspicion of infection get a confirmatory study. ...Read more

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H.Pylori ab (igg) positive h mean?

H.Pylori ab (igg) positive h mean?

H Pylori: Means that you have been exposed to h.Pylori in the past...Maybe you were treated already. It does not necessarily mean that you have an active infection. ...Read more

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What does the rubella ab IgG test tell you?

Past disease: A positive igg study will show that a female has a protective level of rubella antibody created by a past infection or immunization. Present or future pregnancies would not be at risk of rubella disease. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me what h. Pylori igg, ab is?

Can someone explain to me what h. Pylori igg, ab is?

Antibody: H. Pylori igg ab is an antibody manufactured by your body which is directed against the helicobacter pylori organism. ...Read more

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What does this mean? My EBV AB VCA IGG is 239. my IGM is 36

What does this mean?  My EBV AB VCA IGG is 239.  my IGM is 36

Mono test: The EBV antibody viral capsid antigen IgG appears within 7 days after infection and last for life. The IGM antibody appears in 7 days, but lasts 3 months. Labs are various on tere actual levels, so you will need to talk to your provider about the levels in accordance with the labs norms. ...Read more

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I had a gliadin ab IgG test with a high result. Is this celiac?

I had a gliadin ab IgG test with a high result.  Is this celiac?

Not necessarily: This is the least accurate of the celiac antibodies and can be elevated in absence of celiac disease. The most accurate antibodies are the tissue transglutaminase IgA and the endomysial iga. ...Read more

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What to do if i did a Lyme disease test and it showed IgG p58 ab. Positive a can you explain what that means?

What to do if i did a Lyme disease test and it showed IgG p58 ab. Positive a can you explain what that means?

Nothing by itself: A single positive IgG band means nothing. Was the screen positive? How many other IgG and IgM bands were positive? You should discuss all of this with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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What is HSV 1 an 2 specific ab IgG with result 5.70 an which herpes complex is medication needed if no symptoms?

What is HSV 1 an 2 specific ab IgG with result 5.70 an which herpes complex is medication needed if no symptoms?

No medication needed: It means that you have been exposed or infected in the past with herpes simplex virus. Some tests will specify which type (1 or 2) . It means that you can from time to time have recurrences. When the inactive (or "latent") virus starts to actively grow again, you may have sores or ulcers on your lips, skin, or genitals. Some people take medicine to prevent recurrences or to help symptoms. ...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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Age 49 healthy male. Oct 15 & Mar 16 EBV test comparisons. AB IGG >600 both AB IGM 52.4 74.4 EA IGG 23.4 29.2 NA IGG 51.3 40.5 Any advice, Tx?

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, your lab data indicates that you had EBV infection, like most adults have had. If you have no symptoms, there is nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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I had mono when I was younger- just has bw done & is showing Ebv Nuclear Antigen Ab, Igg>600.0 - Ebv Ab Vca, Igg>600.0 - is it possible to get it 2x?

I had mono when I was younger- just has bw done & is showing Ebv Nuclear Antigen Ab, Igg>600.0 - Ebv Ab Vca, Igg>600.0 - is it possible to get it 2x?

EBV: The test results you are providing are indicative of previous EBV infection. However, EBV can reactivate and the early antigen will convert positive with positive VCA IgM ...Read more

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How long could the IgG in Lyme disease stay positive?Could it stay positive more than 5-10 years? I know the IgM ab convert to IgG just want an answer

How long could the IgG in Lyme disease stay positive?Could it stay positive more than 5-10 years? I know the IgM ab convert to IgG just want an answer

Yes,positive 20+ yrs: Research suggests igg antibodies can persist at least 20 years after infection. While igm antibodies appear first, unlike other infections they often persist ; are a good indicator of persistent infection. One may have chronic lyme with or without persistence of igg antibodies. Chronic lyme is difficult to fully eradicate ; no current test proves that it is no longer present in your body! ...Read more

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Lyme IgG/IgM Ab result is <0.91."Reference interval:ISR 0.00-0.90,reference interval for neg is<0.91." Is test tesult neg with above 2 refer, interval

Neg;might have Lyme: This is a negative result but does not mean you don't have Lyme. The type of test you had will be negative in at least half of those who have Lyme. I advise you get a Western Blot from IgeneX but even that may be negative in 20% of those with Lyme. See http://www.betterhealthguy.com/lyme/testing for more info. ...Read more

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My test of rubella ab IgG was possitive, is that bad?

No: It just means that you cannot get rubella again. You either had the shot or had the disease in the past. Sometimes people get the disease and there are very few symptoms. ...Read more

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Please i would like to know if schistosoma ab IgG test detects every type of schistosoma ?

Please i would like to know if schistosoma ab IgG test detects every type of schistosoma ?

Mostly, yes.: This flourescent microscopy assay uses the microsomal fraction of adult s. Mansoni worms (mama) as antigen, and is thus highly specific (99%) and sensitive (96%) for detection of infection caused by s. Mansoni. Although the assay is also highly specific for infections caused by other schistosoma species (s. Japonicum, s. Haematobium, s. Mekongi), its sensitivity for these infections is lower (55%). ...Read more