Cytomegalovirus Testing

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Synonym/Acronym:
CMV.

Rationale
To assist in diagnosing cytomegalovirus infection.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
Method: Enzyme immunoassay.

IgM and IgGInterpretation
Negative0.9 index or lessNo significant level of detectable antibody
Indeterminate0.91–1.09 indexEquivocal results; retest in 10–14 d
Positive1.1 index or greaterAntibody detected; indicative of recent immunization, current or recent infection

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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