Cytomegalovirus IgG Antibody - Serum

Cytomegalovirus IgG Antibody - Serum

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This test is used to indicate past infection with cytomegalovirus

This Test Includes

Cytomegalovirus IgG

Test Instructions



Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

Determining whether a patient (especially transplant recipients, organ and blood donors) has had a recent infection or previous exposure to cytomegalovirus.

What is this test

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) belongs to the herpes virus family. Infection with CMV is very common. Between 50% and 80% of people in the United States have had a CMV infection by the time they are 40 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).