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Cytomegalovirus IgG and IgM Antibodies Blood Test
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Cytomegalovirus IgG and IgM Antibodies Blood Test

Cytomegalovirus IgG and IgM Antibodies Blood Test

A simple blood test to identify a current or past cytomegalovirus infection which is an extremely common virus in both children and adults.
Blood sample 2 tests included 2 working days turnaround


  • You are worried you may have caught the cytomegalovirus
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common human virus thought to affect over 50% of the population. It is very common in childhood and most people are unaware that they have got it. CMV is mainly spread through close contact with someone who already has the virus and is usually passed on through body fluids including saliva, blood and urine. Once you are infected, the virus will remain with you for the rest of your life but will usually be inactive. However, it can recur especially in those who have a weakened immune system. Some people may experience flu like symptoms, but usually the virus presents no symptoms.

If a pregnant woman has a current infection, this can be passed on to her unborn baby. Most infected newborns will have no symptoms at birth, but, in some cases, symptoms will appear over the next several years. These include developmental problems and vision or hearing problems.

This test measures levels of IgG and IgM antibodies to rule out or confirm a current or past infection with cytomegalovirus.

3 simple steps

  • Take the test

    Take the test - either using your kit or visit a clinic.
  • Post your sample

    Send your sample in the freepost pack to our fully accredited lab.
  • Get your results

    Get your doctor reviewed results on

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Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.