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CMV Quantitative (Viral load) Test Overview
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is one of the most important infectious agents affecting transplant recipients, causing significant morbidity and mortality. CMV infection is also common in immunocompromised hosts such as neonates, oncology patients & those with HIV. Commonly seen manifestations of CMV infection include: encephalitis, retinitis, colitis, hepatitis, polyradiculopathy, and esophagitis.
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CMV Quantitative (Viral load) by Real time PCR Plasma Price
Metropolis Healthcare is a leading diagnostics centre and pathology lab in India equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies that provides the CMV Quantitative (Viral load) by Real time PCR Plasma with a clear pricing structure.
The CMV Quantitative (Viral load) by Real time PCR Plasma Price in Mumbai is ₹ 8,000 .
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Frequently Asked Questions
The test may be used: - To monitor antiviral therapy and identifying patients at risk for CMV disease -For early detection of CMV reactivation. - For patients who have recently undergone transplants; here serology has no role and test is done on a weekly basis to monitor patients for reactivation - In pregnant women and newborns who are symptomatic and screened positive for CMV IgM
The test measures the CMV load in the blood.
This test requires a blood sample. A tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is then asked to make a fist. This helps in the build-up of blood filling the veins. The skin is disinfected before needle insertion and the blood sample is collected in vacutainer.
High levels may indicate a severe CMV infection. Higher viral loads are also associated with tissue-invasive disease. Lower levels may be associated with asymptomatic infections.
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