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Please advise lab results
Feb 15, 2009

I just got back some labs and await the doc, if he notices this. MY questions..

Toxoplasma Abs IgG/IgM

The IgG ,Qn shows 17.1 a high result ( Positive is above 7.9 with Labcorp) The IgM Qn shows <0.9 which shows a negative result.

CMV Abs The IgG shows 15.8 a high result ( Positive is above >1.0 ) The IgM shows <0.9 negative result.

Hep A Ab, total Positive Abnormal

CD4 is 594 at 37.1% .stable for some time Vl is < 48 copies ..... stable for years..

Any thoughts on this results above?? Thanks

Response from Dr. Holodniy

It means that you have been exposed to toxoplasmosis, CMV and HAV in the past. Given your current CD4 count and percent these are of no concern at this time. They are useful to know however, if you were ever at a point where your CD4 count dropped below 200, toxo and CMV could reactivate and cause infection. In people with negative IgG levels for these infections, these infections could be ruled out because a negative test would rule out past exposure.



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