Parvovirus B19, IgG Enzyme
•Human Parvovirus B19, IgG, IgM
Differential diagnosis of acute or recent infection from past infection with human parvovirus associated with erythema infectiosum (fifth disease), aplastic crisis, and fetal infection.
IgM antibodies are detectable two weeks after exposure. IgG antibody production usually occurs 18 to 24 days after exposure. The presence of IgM antibodies to parvovirus B19 provide definite evidence of recent infection.
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination.