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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) testing can be used to test for a CMV infection. It may be used help diagnose an active, reactivated, or past CMV infection in certain cases, such as:
This type of test detects antibodies in the blood that are produced in response to a CMV infection. It can be used to diagnose a current or past infection by detecting and measuring two classes of CMV antibodies:
Please note that this test only measures IgM antibodies.