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What Does A Positive Ig G Antibody Mean
You R protected: A positive rubella titer means your body has developed a protective level of antibodies to the rubella virus. You either had rubella or had an immunization.To a woman it means you will not need to worry during pregnancy that your fetus will suffer the devastating effects of rubella. That virus can cause miscarriage, organ damage, blindness & deafness if it strikes during pregnancy. ...Read more
Vaccination.: A rubella IgG antibody would mean that you received the MMR vaccine, and that you produced IgG antibody to it, ensuring long term immunity. ...Read more
What does it mean that my rubella IgG antibody is reactive? And my rubeola and mumps antibodies are positive?
You have had, or: Been immunized against these three diseases.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not to worry.: VZV is varicella zoster virus. IgG is the class of antibodies which cause long-standing immunity. Your result shows you are immune. 1 in 4 adults will get reactivation of the virus, called shingles. Testing for IgM antibodies is most important in pregnancy if IgG neg; if IgM is positive, she has chickenpox with risk of fetal infection, which may cause severe damage before 20 weeks gestation.. ...Read more
What is the average window period for the Herpes IGg antibody test? What would the likelihood be of being positive when someone tests negative for both 1 types 17 weeks after possible exposure?
Unlikely: If you have tested negative 1 and 17 weeks after exposure (IgM and IgG), then consider yourself negative ...Read more
Yes: Igg shows if you have ever had, and once igg is positive it will remain so for life. Igm shows up in first week or two after initial infection, & only shows that recent infection has occurred, & then igm diminishes. If igg is positive the virus might be dormant, or it might be activating, there is no way to know except if sores develop. Sores would indicate that the virus is activating again. ...Read more
Question about hsv-1 or hsv-2 IgG antibody detection; can it tell you which part of the body the HSV is in?
Unsure: In the past, the test was used to diagnose autoimmune diseases such as Lupus or Rheumatoid arthritis, but has largely been abandoned due to problems with the test. DNA is a double stranded (ds) molecule and anti-dsDNA is a marker for Lupus activity. However, IgG antibodies binding to single strand (ss) DNA occur in a high percentage of people without autoimmune disease. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with cytomegalovirus IGg Antibody 9.59 (Au/ml). What is the treatment and consequences?
Hi Dr. My wife is about 10 weeks pregnent, her test result of Rubella IgG antibody is 16.8 IU/ml. Please tell me that what it shows?
Does a HHV-6 Antibody IgG antibody level of 45 with low WBC (3.0) indicate a possible active infection, or simply that I've had HHV-6 before?
If someone had mono many years ago, can IgG antibody be detected in his/her blood many years after? And can he/she infect other people by kissing?
Hi my measles IgG antibody -ve (57.35IU/L), mumps IgG antibody -ve (2.72 RU/ml), rubella IgG antibody -ve (<10 IU/ml)what should I do? Can I get vaccinated?
By all means: This would be a great idea.Get a more detailed answer ›
Usually oral: Herpes infections are described as type I (oral /cold sores)or type ii (genital). However, either type can cause affect either location. Igg antibody detected by a blood test. & indicates one has been exposed to the virus at least several weeks prior &possibly much longer- as in years. Most people who have HSV antibody have no idea that they have herpes. ...Read more
Pcr blood test for hsv1 & hsv2 both negative 7 weeks post exposure. Is this a reliable test vs igg antibody testing?
CMIA: Stands for chemoluminescent microparticle immunoassay. This is the way the a specific rubella antibody test is done. This is a typical test done in pregnant women to make sure they are immune to rubella. This particular test result is positive, which means you are immune to rubella, which means the shot you received for rubella worked. This is important because rubella can harm the fetus. ...Read more
What would cause my Lyme antibody screen to be positive (1.20) and 4/10 igg bands reactive? What could this mean What additional testing should I get?
The IgG test for HSV-2 was positive for antibodies. My pediatrician said I was exposed. Does this also mean I'm infected, and potentially contagious?
Incomplete info: HSV 2 can either represent prior exposure to and experience with cold sores or genital herpes. The strain is not specific to one site or the other. You may know if you had signs of either and you could pass the germ during an outbreak with either (and maybe other times too). ...Read more
Antibodies for varicella zoster IgG positive, and varicella IgM negative, means immunity for shingles or just for chicken pox?
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