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Parvovirus B19 - Igg Test

Parvovirus B19 - Igg Test

To diagnose if someone has, or in recent times had a Parvovirus B19 infection; this test is prescribed. The test detects if someone is at amplified risk of complications from the viral infection; or if a fetus is at significant risk of constricting Parvovirus B19 from a mother who is diseased or has been open to someone with the virus. The doctor will prescribe this test when someone, individually an immune-compromised person, has tenacious or austere anaemia. Parvovirus B19 testing is not usually used to screen the standard population and is not considered essential in most circumstances of infection as signs are slight as well as timely.

It is recommended that you should wear either a no or a short-sleeved shirt. Wearing a shirt with full- sleeves that you can easily be rolled-up is also fine. There is no need to disturb you diet routine before the test. You can eat and drink. Though, if the blood taken is also to be used for further different tests, the doctor will inform you before. In that case, only you need to fast for few hours. Always follow the particular instructions given to you before the test.

Parvovirus B19 – IgG is used to identify a present contagion or define insusceptibility in those who are at an amplified risk of problems, for example, those with sickle cell anaemia. It is usually not used to test minor and uncomplicated infections. Parvovirus B19 testing is not needed when a kid has the features of spanked cheek and lacelike rashes. As a whole, most individuals who have or have had Parvovirus B19 do not necessitate test centre testing as the disease does not characteristically last more than 5-7 days and signs are ordinarily minor.

There are numerous procedures for spotting a Parvovirus B19 – IgG infection. A blood sample pinched from a vein in patient's arm for Parvovirus B19 antibody testing; to detect the virus itself, the sample tested may be blood or, rarely, bone marrow; in specific cases, fetal cord blood or amniotic fluid may be taken to test for fetal Parvovirus B19 infection. In the event of a pregnant woman at the possibility of fleeting infection to her baby, fetal cord blood or amniotic fluid may be taken for testing. Fetal cord blood is carried by injecting a needle into the vein of the umbilical cord with the help of ultrasound imaging.

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Parvovirus B19 Igg
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Rs 2000- Rs. 3800

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