This test is used to diagnose recent or active infection with Parvo Virus. IgM antibodies are the first to be produced by the body in response to a parvovirus infection
This Test Includes
Parvovirus (B19) IgM
Total parameters available: 1
Parameter Names:Parvo Virus B19 - IgM - Serum Test
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 preferentially replicates in erythroid progenitor cells. Infection with parvovirus B19 occurs early in life and the virus is transmitted by respiratory secretion and occasionally by blood products. Antibody prevalence ranges from 2% to 15% in early adults.