Parvo Virus B19 - IgG - Serum

Parvo Virus B19 - IgG - Serum

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This test is used to detect IgG against Parvo Virus. Once a person has been exposed to parvovirus B19, that person will have some measurable amount of IgG antibody in their blood for the rest of their lifetime.

This Test Includes

Parvovirus (B19) IgG

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:Parvo Virus B19 - IgM - Serum Test

Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the tes
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

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

Serologic detection of recent or past parvovirus B19 infection.

What is this test

Parvovirus B19 is a virus that causes a common childhood illness, also called "fifth disease" or "erythema infectiosum." The virus is found in respiratory droplets during an infection and is easily transmitted to others through close physical contact. Parvovirus can also be passed from a pregnant woman to her foetus and transmitted through exposure to blood and blood products.