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Doctor insights on: Parvovirus B19 Abs Ig G Igm

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Dr. Ahmet Baschat
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Parvovirus (Definition)

Parvovirus b 19 causes an illness associated with rash, sometimes with red cheeks we call" slapped cheek; fever, and joint symptoms. It does not require any antibiotics since it is a virus. It can be spread to ...Read more


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When should a IgG vs a IgM test be ordered?

When should a IgG vs a IgM test be ordered?

IgM vs. IgG: Igm tests are typically ordered when an infection is thought to be present for one week or more. Igm levels often disappear within the first few months. Igg testing is typically ordered when the infection has been thought to be present for 2 or more weeks. Igg levels my stay elevated for years after an infection has resolved. ...Read more

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My antirubella igg >400 and igm 0.91.what does it mean?

My antirubella igg >400 and igm 0.91.what does it mean?

Rubella: IgG is Immune so you have immunity to Rubella. Don't worry about the IgM. ...Read more

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What are torch IgG and IgM tests used for?

What are torch IgG and IgM tests used for?

Immune system: Igg are igm are different types of antibodies. Low levels are associated with a risk of infection. High levels can be a sign of infection or other disease. ...Read more

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I have ns1 negative, IgG positive ans IgM positive, is it confirms dangue, sir?

Dengue: Without knowing the antibody titers to which you are referring and whether you have symptoms it is difficult to comment. On the other hand if you have antibodies (both IgG and IgM) to Dengue virus it is probable that you have recent dengue infection. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Gregory Lanza
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Immunoglobulin M (Definition)

There are 5 classes of immune proteins: igg, iga, igm, ige and igd. Igm fights infection. If you produce too little then infections may occur and you have hypogammaglobulinemia. If you have too much you ...Read more