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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IGG AND IGM

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IGG AND IGM Test

An infection-causing virus, particularily in case of people with a weak immune system (the immunosuppressed persons). The virus called cytomegalovirus belongs to the herpes virus family. An infected pregnant woman can transmit the cytomegalovirus to her fetus.
Testing moment
No fasting needed.
High values causes
  • Positive result

The transmission can occur by the direct contact with blood, saliva, vaginal secretions, maternal milk, semen or tears. There has been no treatment for pregnant women so far. The AIDS-suffering persons can receive a very strong antiviral treatment, but it seems to lack efficiency for the cytomegalovirus.

A disorder at the neurological system, the loss of hearing, intestinal and hepatic troubles are likely to arise in the fetus of the pregnant women infected by this virus.

Complementary tests : HIV, CMV, EBV, Herpes simplex.


How to get tested

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a blood test at home in order to carry out a medical test for screening of cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG and IgM.

Perscription & Insurance

All our tests require a medical prescription recommended by any practicing doctor in the province of Quebec.

These prescriptions are necessary in order to proceed with either test and we urge that all medical requests originating from offices or clinics be duly identified.

All medical analysis requested by your doctor are reimbursed by a majority of private insurance companies!