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Table 1 Evolution of cytomegalovirus tests

From: Myopericarditis complicated by pulmonary embolism in an immunocompetent patient with acute cytomegalovirus infection: a case report

  Day 7 after admission Day 14 after admission Day 28 after admission
Elisa (CMV Axsym-Abbott)    
Ig M (negative: ratio < 0.4) 1.003 5.852 7.667
Ig G (negative: level < 15UA/ml) 15.2 51.3 165.7
PP65 antigen - Negative -
CMV DNA real-time PCR (copies/mL) (detection range: 150 copies/ml) 2050 7000 <150
  1. Elisa: enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
  2. CMV: cytomegalovirus.
  3. Ig: Immunoglobulin.
  4. DNA: deoxyribonucleic acid.
  5. PCR: polymerase chain reaction.