CMV IgM (cytomegalovirus IgM)




Symptomatic patient Assay also done as part of acute hepatitis screen

Sample Type

Clotted Blood ( Yellow top )

Reference Range

Not applicable

Turnaround Time

Within 5 days

Testing Frequency

Every workday

External Notes

Positive results get additional tests ( eg CMV IgG ) which delays the turnaround times. Please note this assay is usually requested as part of a panel of tests. The TRT is dependant upon the completion of the last test in the panel.

Patient Preparation


See Also

CMV IgG and CMV avidity

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Leeanne Tovey BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, MSc Medical Microbiology

Acting Lead Laboratory Manager - Microbiology & Virology

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CMV IgM (cytomegalovirus IgM)