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To assist in diagnosing cytomegalovirus infection.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
Method: Enzyme immunoassay.
|IgM and IgG||Interpretation|
|Negative||0.9 index or less||No significant level of detectable antibody|
|Indeterminate||0.91–1.09 index||Equivocal results; retest in 10–14 d|
|Positive||1.1 index or greater||Antibody detected; indicative of recent immunization, current or recent infection|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions