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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Antibodies, IgG
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Information

Cytomegalovirus Antibody (IgG) – CMV infections are common and usually asymptomatic. In patients who are immunocompromised, CMV may cause severe disseminated disease. CMV may cause birth defects in a minority of infected newborns. CMV IgG antibodies may represent prior exposure or recent infection. Synonyms: CMV IGG AB

Methodology
Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)
Specimen Required

SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Room temperature – 4 days, Refrigerated – 7 days, Frozen – 30 days

CPT Code(s)
86644