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Cytomegalovirus Igg Igm In Pregnancy

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AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

... What Is CMV? How Is CMV Treated? Can CMV Be Prevented? How Do I Choose a Treatment for CMV? The Bottom Line What Is CMV? Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an opportunistic infection. The virus is very common. Between 50% and 85% of the US population tests positive for CMV by the time they are 40 years old. A healthy immune system keeps this virus in check. When the immune defenses
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Anti-HBC IgM, Anti-HBC IgG, ALT, AST

Please interpret this data: I'm afraid to give it to our company physicianAnti-HBc IgM 0.038Anti-HBC IgG 0.007ALT 71 HI Reference Interval 30-65 (units: U/L)AST 38 HI Reference Interval 13-37 (units: U/L)
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your liver function tests are minimally elevated....You have given me your hepatitis B IgM and IgG tests but without any reference range to tell whether they are reactive or not. Look on your test results since they will probably Read more »

IGG, IGM, CMV

My wife and I (a lesbian couple) have decided to start a family using a known donor. We have asked that he gives us copies of current STD/HIV tests stating that he is negative to all. He is sending us additional tests results that were performed...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...You need to have a copy of the results. I don't know what is being referred to as IgM levels are "normal". Antibody levels indicate exposure (past or current) and most likely indicate clearance and immunity to infection. Read more »

CMV and Pregnancy

I am now 12 weeks pregnant. I have done my blood tests and found out that I have positive Cytomegalovirus in IGM and IGG . What are the risks for the baby, what precautions should I take, are there any treatments? Thanks for your reply.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Your blood test just means that you have been infected with CMV in the past (it's a common infection). This poses no risk to you or the baby if your immune system is normal. If you have Read more »

Anti Hbc (IgG and IgM)

what exactly does IgG and IgM test for? I was non reactive to this test and had surface antibodies ..145.80 ..and was surface antigen negative..when i asked the nurse if this test could indicate if i was infected in the past she said no..? im lost
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your blood tests indicate prior vaccination to HBV in the past. You are protected. Read more »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...children so being careful around them will help prevent infection. Some suggestions include washing your hands after contact with children; after contact with their saliva, tears or urine; or after contact with objects that they've touched such... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...single lesions in the brain. Diagnosis HIV-infected patients with TE are almost uniformly seropositive for anti-toxoplasma immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies 184-186,194 . The absence of IgG antibody makes a diagnosis of toxoplasmosis unlikely... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...enzyme AST or SGOT (aspartate aminotransferase): liver enzyme ALP (alkaline phosphotase): liver enzyme Bilirubin: blood pigment High enzyme levels can indicate liver damage caused by medications, alcohol, hepatitis (an inflammation of the... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...out as it lost erection. Then she wanted to have sex with me without it and told me that she is not worried and will eat some pregnancy pills. We ended up mating 2 times in the same night. I was having Flue Like Symptoms in start of 3rd Week... Read more »

Selective IgM deficiency

Posted by Impossible, 1 Reply
...So after looking through some of my previous blood work I realized it was a IgM deficiency not IgG. "Patients with SIgM deficiency should be under the care of a clinical immunologist, as a workup to exclude other immunodeficiencies Read more »

Pos/Neg Couple Seeking Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Has anyone have first hand knowledge or experience with spermwashing procudures? Husband pos(undetect)/Wife neg one child neg. Want more additions, any info appreciated Read more »

AIDS & Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would hiv show up after 2 years or is that too soon.do they test during pregnancy? Read more »