What do these blood reports indicate?

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Posted on Tue, 29 Aug 2017 in General Health
Question: i have ebv igG :6.6 And igM: 2.2 ,2 swallen lymph nodes since last tonsilitis last year 1.2/0.4 And 1.4/0.5, blood test ok no symptomes what next?
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 50 minutes later
hello,
Since that mononucleosis is negative IgG and IgM I think you should test for CMV, serology for toxoplasmosis and HIV. Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Monika Dede 14 minutes later
heterofil mononucleosis anticorpes are positive
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Heterophile test is not recommended for general use.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you writing back in healthcaremagic.

You should know that monospot (heterophile test) test is not recommended for general use because antibodies detected by monospot can be caused by conditions other than infectious mononucleosis.
Moreover, studies have shown that the monospot produces both false positive and false negative results specific for heterophile antibodies, not EBV.
Furthermore it can also be positive in people with lymphoma, lupus, and some gastrointestinal cancers, although it is not used as a diagnostic or screening tool for these conditions.

I hope my answer helps you.
Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Monika Dede 29 minutes later
but my epstein barr abtibodyes are postive ..arent they the cause of mono?
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 21 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please see the detailed answer below.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I am sorry for my late response.

As I sad above the monospot is not specific for EBV.
Since the moment you have IgG and IgM negative results for EBV I suggest to meet an ID specialist to exclude other pathology.

I hope my answer helps you.
Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Follow up: Dr. Monika Dede 11 minutes later
here are my lab tests
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 15 hours later
Brief Answer:
You have acute mononucleosis.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you writing back.

I have seen carefully your lab results and I think you have acute mononucleosis because you are EBV IgM and IgG positive as well monotest positive.
I am sorry that I said you are negative IgM and IgG because of other lab unit measure we use.

I hope my answer helps yo.
Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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