Cytomegalovirus Antibody, IgG


Sunquest Code:CMVIGG  
Epic Code:LAB6354Epic Name:CMV Antibody IgG
Synonyms:CMV Antibody Titer; CMV Antibody, IgG
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results reported the same day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
[Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)]


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.35 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Alternately ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Specialty Core  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Cytomegalovirus Antibody, IgG
Less than 0.60 U/mL Suggests no immunologic exposure
0.60-0.70 U/mL Equivocal; please recollect
0.70 U/mL or greater Suggests previous exposure or immunization
and probable immunity
Use:For semi-quantitative measurement of IgG antibodies to CMV, to indicate past or current infection.


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