Had abortion. Had blood test for infection which showed rubella positive and Cytomegallovirus positive - Online Doctor Chats
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Hello doctor recently my wife had pregnancy and in tow months due to fetus not growing and cardian pulsation not seen then doctor medically terminated fetus
she had given first tablets and then after 10days due to presence of conceptual product she removed by D&C method
She did D&C last month 27 and then now she took blood sample of my wife to see any infections TORCH igG and igM tests have been done
does these rubella and cmv dangerous?
May I know if they were IgM which were positive or IgG?
now doctor took my sample also for igm torch test and asked me to come on saturday
Rubellaa reading is 65 igg and cmv is 294 igg
and in igm both shows 0.02 or some thing i dint remember exact values
The values are titre values of immunoglobins.
And the reference ranges for these vary from centre to centre.
igm for rubella and cmv shows less then critical values in IGM but still doctor underlined it
Therefore it might be better if you can tell me the final results - was it mentioned positive or negative.
oh but these 2 values are much higher than what the reference value
igg rubella positive
and igg cmv also positive
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igm rubella and igm cmv also rhown as positive in report but they are less than ctritical reference value
There are 2 sets of immunoglobin IgG and IgM which are tested for most infection.
A positive IgG indicates old infection or an immunised individual.
Positive IgM indicates active infection.
both positive indicates current infection and past as well
If IgM was reported positive, then this could mean 2 things:
1. She was infected earlier (the period including the pregnancy) and
the body is fighting the infection to clear it up.
2. Yes, she had an infection earlier but due to pregnancy there was a flare up.
is this a serious virus?
Of these 2, the first one seems most likely.
Both the viruses can cause serious troubles.
troubles to she and me or to babies?
However the chances of serious complications are much lower in a normal healthy human.
You seem to have more questions, I might be able to clear all your doubts better one by one over a phone call. Can I call you now to discuss?
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I hope I have clarified your doubts.
Thanks for consulting.
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