Epstein Barr Virus VCA IgM in Lucknow
Understanding Epstein Barr Virus VCA IgM in Lucknow
What is Epstein Barr Virus VCA IgM in Lucknow?
The test detects antibodies against Viral Capsid antigen (VCA ) of EBV. EBV causes mononucleosis, a disorder associated with fatigue, sore throat, fever, swollen lymph nodes & enlarged spleen. The virus is present in the saliva of the patients and is very contagious. Anti VCA IgM antibodies are detectable only after 4-6 weeks of infection. The test can also be ordered in the absence of symptoms in immunocompromised person who has been in close contact with the infected person.