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Cytomegalovirus Igg Igm Positive In Pregnancy

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Table of Contents Introduction How Is CMV Spread? How Do I Prevent CMV Infection? How Can I Tell If I Have CMV Infection? How Do I Prevent CMV Disease? Can I Ever Stop Preventive Therapy How Can I Tell if I Have CMV Disease? How Do You Treat CMV Disease? Concerns for Pregnant Women Concerns for Children Your CD4 Cell Counts How Can I Get the Medicines to Treat CMV? What About Resistance? What Research Is Being Done on...
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Difference between Igg antibodies and Igm

Dr. Gallant: Could you explain to me what is the difference between IGG and IGM antibodies. I Know that when you get infected your body produces both kinds, but only the IGg remains present and the Igm desapears. Why is that? When do you test...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
In general, IgM antibodies indicate acute or recent infection. The appearearly during the course of the infection and then disappear. IgG antibodiesappear later and last longer, so they indicate past infection. In the caseof CMV, most people have... Read more »

CMV - IgG / IgM Results

I was diagnosed with HIV/Full blown AIDS about a year ago at a routine checkup. My cd4 was about 90 and VL 700,000. At that time I also had many OI's such as oral thrush and esophageal thrush, as well as wasting syndrome, moloscum, Anemia,...
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
All these test tell you is that you have antibodies against cytomegalovirus (CMV). This means you have been exposed, and presumably chronically infected, like the majority of all people. Most of us get infected as children, and then never develop... Read more »

Igg is236 igm is not reactive cmv with sarcoidosis

With diagnosis of sarcoidosis in the lung mesentery and chronigc gastritis And ibs should i treat cmv with your combo med, sarcoid is as well in the eyes...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.The positive IgG and negative IgM indicates that your CMV is a prior infection- unless there's confirmed clinical or laboratory evidence of active CMV, there's no need for treatment.Good luck with the... Read more »

Anti HAV IgM nonreactive, IgG reactive but showing present symptoms of Hep A

Hello, my four year old is presently showing symptoms of Hep A like yellow eyes and skin, dark yellow urine. Lab tests showed high bilirubin and urobilinogen. What stumping is his Anti HAV IgM is nonreactive and the Anti HAV IgG is reactive. He had...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and sorry to hear about your son.His symptoms and lab work are consistent with hepatitis- namely irritation of the liver. What is causing the liver irritation is the key question.Viral hepatitis is a possibility, though his current lab tests... Read more »
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Pregnancy and HIV false positive result

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 3 Replies
Hello everyone. I appreciate if anyone could answer my question regarding pregnancy and HIV False positive result.

My wife may be pregnant and she may be obtaing her routine blood test. I once read that if a pregnant woman was to take a HIV test, the... Read more »

Pregnancy & HIV Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've heard that pregnancy can cause a false positive HIV result. Is that true? I'm pregnant, and i was tested a little over 3 months since my last unprotected sexual encounter. The result was negative. Should I test again or is 3 months good... Read more »

Just Positive

Posted by bosco_anaconda, 7 Replies
Hey - So far this has been a life changing month. On January 11, 2008 I found out I an HIV after taking a test during a routine yearly physical. Talk about dumb luck, I almost didn't have the test since I felt great and didn't have any problems what... Read more »

research on HIV & pregnancy

Posted by doccnm
Research Study

Are you pregnant or have you recently had a baby? Are you HIV positive? Participants needed to share their experience of being HIV positive and pregnant.

Whats involved?
I am located in the NYC area and can only travel to those in the... Read more »