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What does a positive CMV test result mean for my unborn baby?

What does a positive CMV test result mean for my unborn baby?

It depends: Hopefully, you have had CMV before your pregnancy. It can be dangerous to an unborn child if a woman acquires CMV while she is pregnant. Fortunately, most people are infected in their teens or younger. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Bernstein
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Rubella (Definition)

An infectious disease caused by a virus. It is also known as German measles or three-day measles. Symptoms include an initial flu-like illness followed by a rash on the face that spreads to the trunk and limbs. An ...Read more


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What does it mean to test positive for mumps virus?

What does it mean to test positive for mumps virus?

You either have it,: Had it, or you are properly immunized against it. ...Read more

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What does a positive VZV IgG antibody detected mean? Does it mean I don't need a vaccine?

What does a positive VZV IgG antibody detected mean?  Does it mean I don't need a vaccine?

Yes: It seems as though you're body was exposed and mounted an immune response to the virus or remnants on the virus. Make sure your titers are high enough to keep you protected--generally speaking. ...Read more

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What does the herpes antibody test mean if someone is pos.

What does the herpes antibody test mean if someone is pos.

Virus in the body: If the antibody for HSV (1 or 2) is positive, it means the person was infected with the virus and the virus is in the persons nerves forever, even if there are no outward signs of an infection. The person can pass the virus to her/his contacts even if there is no sore or rash. ...Read more

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What does it mean when test positve for mmr, ?

What does it mean when test positve for mmr, ?

Immunity to MMR: Blood test is done to test if one is immune to the three diseases Measles/Mumps/Rubella/ It checks for igg antibodies to all three and if negative the person needs MMR Vaccine ...Read more

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What does a postive result for rubella mean?

What does a postive result for rubella mean?

You have antibodies: This test looks for evidence that you either had the disease or a successful vaccine. The presence of antibodies in the blood will turn the test positive, and most will consider a certain level of antibody as protective, while if low might indicate for a vaccine booster. ...Read more

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What does a positive TB test mean?

What does a positive TB test mean?

Chest X ray: It is possible to have active TB with very little symptoms especially early on. However, it is more than likely that you carry the germ for TB in a dormant form, this is called latent tb. No symptoms are expected with latent tb. ...Read more

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What does it mean to test positive for the IgG antibody to rubella virus?

You Are Immune: Igg is the long term antibody that protects you against bacteria and viruses. If you are IgG positive, you protected from getting a rubella infection. ...Read more

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What does a positive rubella IgG report means?

What does a positive rubella IgG report means?

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

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What does it mean if I tested positive for toxoplasmosis?

What does it mean if I tested positive for toxoplasmosis?

What test: It is likely that you have an antibody to toxoplasmosis and it means that you had an infection with this organism. If my assumption is correct, it does not mean that you have active toxoplasmosis infection. ...Read more

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What is torch test? What does IgG and IgM test mean?

What is torch test? What does IgG and IgM test mean?

Infectious Diseases: Torchs tests for various unusual disease such as toxoplasmosis, other, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes, syphilis. Mowt persons do not get these diseases but if they do-they may endanger the fetus. Ob's always test for immunity to rubella and the test for syphilis is always done. Igg is an antibody that shows that the person was exposed at one time. Igm looks for a recent infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a positive IgM but a negative IgG for mycoplasm?

What does it mean to have a positive IgM but a negative IgG for mycoplasm?

Early vs late: Igm is the immunoglobulin noted for coming out early in response to any illness, it fades over time while igg come out a bit later and stays up longer. If you have a positive IgM it indicates a early response, while igg would probably show up in a few months at which point the IgM would have declined. ...Read more

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What does testing negative for a viral HSV 2 test mean?

HSV 2 test: A negative test suggests that you have not yet been exposed to the form of herpes (2) that causes a sexually transmitted disease. This antibody test is not especially accurate or sensitive, but it should be reasonably reliable in saying you have not yet been exposed. Once you get initial exposure, the antibody test turns positive, and thereafter it is not really useful. ...Read more

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What does CIA non-reactive syphilis mean? Does that mean I need more tests?

What does CIA non-reactive syphilis mean?  Does that mean I need more tests?

Depends on timing,Sx: The answer depends on the timing of possible exposure to syphilis & any symptoms (Sx) that you may have. So, it's impossible to answer your question here. Use HealthTap Prime or talk to the doctor who ordered the test. CIA, or chemiluminescence assays, are REACTIVE when treponemal (bacteria that causes syphilis) antibodies detected. It can be Non-Reactive in early stages (false neg) despite Sx. GL ...Read more

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I have blood test for rubella antibody IgG serum and results is 47.60 what does this means?

I have blood test for rubella antibody IgG serum and results is 47.60 what does this means?

Rubella: If this number represents IU/mL, then you are immune. More than 10 international units per milliliter (IU/mL) of IgG antibodies, shows that you have had the disease or that you were properly immunized. Of you have any questions, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I went for blood tests and had rubella IgG antibody positive. What does it mean?

I went for blood tests and had rubella IgG antibody positive. What does it mean?

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

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Tested ANA positive. What exactly does this mean?

Tested ANA positive. What exactly does this mean?

Not much alone: A positive antinuclear antibody test can be found in normal people or diseases, and as such doesn't mean much by itself. You need a thorough history and physical exam and tests if indicated to know what this means. ...Read more

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What does a weakly reactive syphilis test result mean? Does that mean I have syphilis?

What does a weakly reactive syphilis test result mean? Does that mean I have syphilis?

Only a screening tst: Hi Jessica, A weakly reactive syphilis test or RPR test is a screening test. Syphilis and other things can cause this test to be positive. The definitive test is the FTA, or Flourescent Treponemal Antibody test. This is specific for Syphilis and if this is positive then you have the disease. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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German Measles (Definition)

Another name for German ...Read more