Explanation Of The Results Of The TORCH Examination At 8 Weeks’ Gestation?
, currently my pregnancy is 8 weeks. Previously I had undergone a complete TORCH examination, with results
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Before entering into an explanation of the lab results that you attach, you must first understand briefly about IgG and IgM. Both are part of the antibodies in the body that are formed to recognize and treat a pathogen. IgM / M immunoglobulin itself is the body's first defense that is formed when germs enter the body to fight the infection, and the levels will be high in the initial phase of infection which indicates the infection is still active. While IgG / iunoglobulin G is an antibody that will "remember" the germ that you have faced before, and if there is a recurring infection it can be dealt with quickly, but these antibodies can also indicate a chronic infection.
Responding to your lab results obtained reactive results on the three IgG toxoplasma, rubella, and CMV, which indicates that you have previously been infected with the pathogen. There are two possibilities here the pathogen / germ has already died before, or the germ is still present today / the disease becomes chronic. So the doctor who treats you suggests an examination for IgG Anti-toxo, and CMV Avidity. If the results are high as happened in your case, which is high avidity in both, then it is likely to indicate that both infections have occurred at least the last four months so that it is likely currently active.
This can impact on the health of you and your fetus. Some complications if not handled properly are weight and body length smaller than babies of his age, cataracts, seizures, heart disorders, deafness, enlargement of the liver and spleen, jaundice, growth retardation, etc. For that, consult your obstetrician immediately about the problem you are experiencing at this time, and go through all the treatment procedures regularly and regularly, and monitored continuously.
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