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Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody

Overview

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus that infects people of all ages. Over half of the adult population by the age of 40 have been infected with CMV. The Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody test is suggested for people who suffer from Cytomegalovirus.

What is Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody?

Once CMV is in a person’s body, it stays there for life and can reactivate. Most people infected with CMV show no signs or symptoms. However, CMV infection can cause serious health problems for people with weakened immune systems. The Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody test helps to detect if a patient has Cytomegalovirus or not.

 

Why is Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody suggested?

Most people with Cytomegalovirus have no noticeable symptoms; doctors suggest the Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody test if the patient suffers from the following symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Night Sweats.
  • Tiredness and uneasiness.
  • Sore throat.

How is Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody performed?

No special preparation is needed to perform a Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody test; the process involves the following steps:

  • Blood is collected from the veins of the patient.
  • The collected blood is sent to the lab.
  • Analysis is conducted by using the IgM Antibody.

What are the parameters measured in Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody?

The Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody test measures the amount of IgM Antibody included in the patient’s blood.

Preparation before performing Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody

No particular preparation is needed before performing the Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody test.

Post-care after Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody.

Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody does not require any special post care.

  • The patient can go home after the blood sample is collected
  • The patient is encouraged to rest for some time after the procedure.

Sample types of Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody.

Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody requires only one sample: intravenous blood sample.

Side effects of Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody

The common side effects of Cytomegalovirus IgM Antibody include resultant pain arising from the drawn blood sample.

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