Parvovirus (IgG and IgM)
Parvovirus (IgG and IgM) is a blood test (Gold Top Vacutainer) to measure IgG, IgM or IgG and IgM antibodies to Parvovirus infection (slap cheek). Parvovirus viral infection in pregnancy can cause miscrriage and severe fetal anaemia, hydrops and stillbirth.
- IgM Negative implies no recent infection
- IgM Positive implies recent infection.
- IgG Positive implies past infection.