Cmv Igm

Sample Type Blood
Pre-test Information No special preparation is required for the test.
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Price ₹ 660
CMV is the main cause of illness and death in organ transplant recipients and individuals with impaired immunity. It is also the reason for congenital disease in the infants. For blood sampling, blood is taken from veins in your arm for CMV antibody testing; to detect the virus itself, the sample may be amniotic fluid, sputum, urine, or blood.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Reactive results indicate primary infection, reinfection or reactivation of a latent virus. 2. Non-reactive results do not always exclude the possibility of infection. Patients with non-reactive results in suspected early disease cases should be retested after 3-4 weeks. 3. Equivocal results should be retested after 2 weeks. 4. It is advised to confirm the clinical relevance of reactive results through CMV IgG avidity testing.