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  • Hepatitis A Vir
  • Twenty-three symptomatic persons were tested by differential radioimmunoassay for immunoglobulin M (IgM) (acute-phase) hepatitis A antibody (anti-HAV) and all 23 were documented to be infected with hepatitis A virus (HAV). (mysciencework.com)
  • pregnant women
  • In July 2016, CDC issued Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Caring for Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Exposure - United States, July 2016 ( https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6529e1.htm ) that includes Zika virus immunoglobulin M (IgM) testing of pregnant women. (kchdwv.org)
  • Although IgM persistence could affect IgM test interpretation for all infected people, it would have the greatest effect on clinical management of pregnant women with a history of living in or traveling to areas with Zika virus transmission. (kchdwv.org)
  • Pregnant women who test positive for IgM antibody may have been infected with Zika virus and developed an IgM response before conception. (kchdwv.org)
  • For asymptomatic pregnant women with a history of living in or traveling to areas with Zika virus transmission, Zika virus nucleic acid test (NAT) testing at least once per trimester is recommended, in addition to IgM testing as previously recommended. (kchdwv.org)
  • 4) Counsel pregnant women each trimester on the limitations of IgM and NAT testing. (kchdwv.org)
  • Recommendations for testing symptomatic pregnant women, remain unchanged ( https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6529e1.htm ). (kchdwv.org)
  • infections
  • However, these tests cannot distinguish between recent and remote or treated versus untreated infections. (nih.gov)
  • Twelve of these 15 were considered to be recent infections by the LS assay and testing history. (rti.org)
  • Serologic tests have received a great deal of emphasis as diagnostic aids in suspected infections with Toxoplasma , the methylene-blue dye test being the most widely used. (ajtmh.org)
  • The material for this study comprised one hundred and five syphilitic dispensary patients, eighty-three with early and twenty-two with latent infections, on whom 910 serologic examinations were made, including both the Kolmer Wassermann and the Kahn precipitation tests on identical serums. (jamanetwork.com)
  • methods
  • Elevated liver function tests are expected with positive tests for anti-HCV by a variety of methods. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • In traditional means of allergy testing, there were two primary methods of isolating the offending allergen. (vetinfo.com)
  • While both of these methods still exist and can be used with success to determine a dog's allergies, serologic testing is faster and easier. (vetinfo.com)
  • These methods test for active disease and may also be used to monitor response to therapy following completion of an antibiotic treatment regimen. (spectrumhealth.org)
  • Urea
  • Drawbacks of the urea breath test include increased cost and lack of FDA approval for pediatric patients below the age of 3 years. (spectrumhealth.org)
  • Search
  • This typically either involves eliminating the flea presence in your home in order to rid your pet of fleas and his allergic reaction, or of continuing to search for the offending allergen through additional testing. (vetinfo.com)