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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Fifth Disease (Definition)

A viral illness caused by parvovirus, also known as Erthema Infectiosum. It starts with a "slapped cheek" rash on cheeks and a flat red spotted rash, mostly on the arms and upper legs. Once the rash appears, you are no longer contagious. It can be harmful to an unborn baby, if mom has never had it. Adults can get joint swelling and pain. You only get it ...Read more


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My 3 yr old had several tests done and the IgG was 415, auto abs NRBC is 0.00, Auto Abs mono 1.19 and auto mono% 14.9. Should I worry?

My 3 yr old had several tests done and the IgG was 415, auto abs NRBC is 0.00,  Auto Abs mono 1.19 and auto mono% 14.9. Should I worry?

Yes: The IgG is low and points to an impaired immune system. The results of the blood test do not appear to be correct (whether it is abnormal or not is another issue). You need to discuss with doctor about the problem leading to the testing being obtained in the first place. ...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 took a cyclic citrullinated peptide IgG abs and don't know what does this mean?

I took a cyclic citrullinated peptide IgG abs and don't know what does this mean?

A newer test for RA: A positive result for cyclic citrullinated peptide (ccp) antibodies indicates a high likelihood of rheumatoid arthritis (ra). Results are usually reported in units with a value of >40 units considered positive. ...Read more

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I took a cyclic citrullinated peptide IgG abs and the results were > 250h to the 4th power. What does this mean?

I took a cyclic citrullinated peptide IgG abs and the results were > 250h to the 4th power. What does this mean?

A newer test for RA: A positive result for cyclic citrullinated peptide (ccp) antibodies indicates a high likelihood of rheumatoid arthritis (ra). Results are usually reported in units with a value of >40 units considered positive. I'm not familiar with the scale that was used on your test. If its positive that's a strong sign that you have ra. ...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

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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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If HSV 2 is negative does this mean that both IgG and IgM are negative?

Testing for Herpes: Nope. These specific antibodies must be specified. Most screening tests just test for igg. But, if the doctor suspects a recent exposure the igm antibody can be added to this testing. ...Read more

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And how much is the strip method test for toxoplasmosis and IgG and igm?

And how much is the strip method test for toxoplasmosis and IgG and igm?

Toxo: Email mailto:order@ldbiodiagnostics.Com as there are different types of tests for toxo. Do you mean western blot strips or toxo ii testing? ...Read more

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Is my child at risk if I am positive for rubella IgG and IgM tests are positive?

Is my child at risk if I am positive for rubella IgG and IgM tests are positive?

Yes: Igm indicates a recent infection whereas IgG indicates past infection or immunity. When both are positive that means the infection is recent so there is some risk of intrauterine infection and the pregnancy should be monitored closely. It is important to make sure your MMR vaccine booster is up to date before pregnancy to avoid this situation. ...Read more

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What does "acute infection" mean for herpes? As i got IgG negative & IgM 1.5+ index.

Herpes simplex: This generally refers to the infection that occurs when you are exposed to the virus for the first time. This is indicated by the presence of igm antibodies in the absence of igg antibodies. You can also have acute infection with recurrence, but then you would also have igg antibodies present as well as igm. You cannot reliably separate types 1 & 2 using antibody testing. ...Read more

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


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