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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
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Cytomegalovirus Testing." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425487/all/Cytomegalovirus_Testing.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Cytomegalovirus Testing. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425487/all/Cytomegalovirus_Testing. Accessed October 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Cytomegalovirus Testing. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425487/all/Cytomegalovirus_Testing
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Cytomegalovirus Testing [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425487/all/Cytomegalovirus_Testing.
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