Parvovirus B19 Antibody Test

The parvovirus B19 test checks for parvovirus B19 IgG and IgM blood antibodies.

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Parvovirus B19 Antibody Test FAQ

What is a Parvovirus test?

The Parvovirus test is a blood test that measures IgG and IgM antibody levels of Parvovirus B19.

Why is the Parvovirus test important?

A Parvovirus B19 infection, sometimes known as Fifth Disease can cause joint pain in adults and a characteristic rash in children. In some cases, an infection can cause more severe problems like anemia.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This Parvovirus B19 Antibody Test is a blood test.

Do I need to fast to take this test?

Fasting is not necessary.

How long does it take to get test results?

It typically takes 4 business days or less.

Accesa Labs does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider for specific health concerns.

Last updated on October 27, 2017

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Parvovirus B19 Blood Test - More Information

The parvovirus B19 antibody test, also known as a parvovirus lab test, measures the parvovirus IgG and IgM antibody levels.

Parvovirus B19 infections are typically known because they can cause Fifth disease. Fifth disease, also known as erythema infectiosum, causes a rash on the trunk and limbs and a slapped cheek appearance on the face. Although it usually affects children, Fifth disease can cause joint swelling and discomfort in adults as well as anemia.

The parvovirus B19 blood test measures the parvovirus IgG and IgM antibodies. IgM antibodies tend to be elevated early in a B19 virus infection while parvovirus IgG antibodies tend to convey longer term protection and, in most cases, immunity to parvovirus.

Getting a parvovirus B19 test near you at a Quest Diagnostics lab is a straightforward process. Order online and get tested at your selected lab. When the parvovirus B19 lab report is available, you will be able to download it. As can be seen on the sample parvovirus B19 lab results, the parvovirus IgG and IgM antibody levels are reported as numbers which can be compared against the reference range provided by the lab.

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