Test Detail
Overview
Interpreting Results

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Dr. Betina Chandolia
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Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody

(CMV IgM)
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You need to provide
Blood
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. No special preparation required

Overview


What is CMV IgM?

The Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody test is conducted to determine whether the patient has been exposed to the CMV infection recently and/or is still carrying it. The Cytomegalovirus is a herpes virus which can cause flu type symptoms. The Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody test detects the presence of IgM antibodies which develop in the body in the initial 1-2 weeks.


Why is CMV IgM done?

You should get this test done if you have symptoms of sore throat, fever, swollen lymph nodes etc.


Interpreting CMV IgM results


Interpretations

For test results of 35 Au/mL and above, there are Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibodies present in the blood. 


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