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Dr. Robert Dracker
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Immune Globulin (Definition)

The immune globulins are a class of blood proteins elaborated by the immune system to fight infection, and then remember the antigens of the infecting agent to use for ...Read more


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My 3 yr old took an allergy test her immunoglobulin e total was 12 immunoglobulin g qn serum total 1111 they said was high immunoglobulin a 90 means ?

My 3 yr old took an allergy test  her immunoglobulin e total was 12
immunoglobulin g qn serum total 1111 they said was high
immunoglobulin a 90 means
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Immunoglobulins: Ige is the allergic antibody (this was normal). An elevated igg level might simply be if he was fighting an active infection at the time (this is a good sign). Iga protects mucosal membranes (sinus, lungs, GI tract, urinary tract) and his level is normal. Feel reassured that these labs look very good. ...Read more

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What does low total immunoglobulin g levels mean?

What does low total immunoglobulin g levels mean?

See an immunologist: Immunoglobulin g (igg) is the main type of antibody found in the blood and is used by your body to help fight off infections. Some people may have a slightly low igg but be perfectly healthy. In others, it may indicate a problem with the immune system that can put one at risk for getting infections. An immunologist can perform additional tests to determine the cause of the low igg. ...Read more

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What is immunoglobulin g and what is it used for?

Fights infection: Immunoglobulin g (or igg) is an antibody that helps you fight infection. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: immunoglobulin g?

Immune protein: Igg is an immune protein also called an immunoglobulin. There are 4 types of igg: igg1, igg2, igg3 and igg4. These proteins help the immune system fight infections. ...Read more

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Immunoglobulin G-361, A-76, M-28 What do these low levels mean ?

Immunoglobulin G-361, A-76, M-28
What do these low levels mean ?

Dont worry but first: thing I would be wondering is why did you have those tests done? Are you having recurrent infections?(not just "regular colds"?),,,but if you were my pt.first thing I would do is repeat the tests to confirm results..If you are having recurrent sinus infections, bronchitis, etc & the repeat tests are similar, next step would be see an allergist/immunologist to further evaluate. Good luck ...Read more

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Immunoglobulin G-361, A-76, M-28 what does these low levels of each mean?

Hard to know: Without more information, it is difficult to know if the levels are low due to lack of production (primary immune deficiency syndrome, medication side effect) or loss of antibodies (protein losing gastrointestinal disease). Also, most people will do well with these levels, but it would be important to know if you have had any recent, or a long history of recurrent, infections. ...Read more

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Can you tell me physically and structurally what is the difference between immunoglobulin g and m etc.?

Simply Put: Both IgG and IgM are immunoglobulin proteins with a roughly "Y" shape which binds to an antigen (foreign substance in the body) at one end and a cellular receptor at the other end. The principal differences lie in how and when they form. IgM is made early in infections and form pentamers. IgG is made later in infections, is more specific, and circulates as monomers. ...Read more

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What is the protein immunoglobulin g?

What is the protein immunoglobulin g?

Antibody: Igg is the major infection fighting antibody in one's body. ...Read more

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What could a high immunoglobulin g 1660 and low a1 globulin 1.9 & a2 globulin 10.6 mean?

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

Dr. Fernando Fervenza
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Immunoglobulin G (Definition)

Igg is an immune protein also called an immunoglobulin. There are 4 types of igg: igg1, igg2, igg3 and igg4. These proteins help the ...Read more


Immunoglobulin (Definition)

Immunoglobulins are antibodies produced by b cells. They have a y shaped configuration. They are involved in protecting us ...Read more