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My TB ELISA has come positive for IgA but not IgM or IgG. Does it mean that I have TB

I am a 30 year old woman 2 months into my pregnancy . My TB ELISA has come positive for IgA but not IgM or IgG. Do i have tuberculosis?
Wed, 25 Jan 2012
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Pulmonologist 's  Response
Hi,
Thanks for posting the query on HCM.
TB Elisa has no role in diagnosis of tuberculosis.
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Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra
MBBS MD DNB
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OBGYN Dr. Rhea Chanda's  Response
Hello
IgA means you dont have active infection.But the antigen is present on your blood.You need to consult with your OB about whether you need meds for this nor not.
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
hi
i dont think u have active tb
IG M indicate active and recent infection
IG G indicate long term infection
IG A mainly indicate body fluid infection.
better to consult pulmonologist
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