I asked my specialist to send me copies of my pathology reports and now i'm puzzled.
The following results seem to be out of the normal range and are in bold on the report.
I was hoping someone would be able to interpret them for me.
neither i am a medical doctor, nor do i know the background of your tests (i.e. are you concerned about something in particular, do you have a diagnosis of viral hepatitis, or are you searching for a diagnosis of some liver issues)?
In any case, here is what i as a layman would read out of it (and it's not much)
* regarding your elevated IgG: in case you have a chronic infection (like HCV), this elevation would be very typical, and as such nothing to worry in addition, see .
the platelet count is excellent. Shows that your liver is working nicely.
- transferin saturations and Ferritin are not elevated, so that would speak against Hemochromatosis .
- However, the elevated level of Transferrin could point to some other, milder, from of iron overload. That is definitely something to ask the doctor about.
* EBV and CMV: like most people, you have been exposed to those viruses at some point in your life, but you are not recently infected (IgM negative)
HOWEVEr, as I said, i am a TOTAL LAYMAN ==> Hence, you sould definitely ask your specialist about his/her interpretaion. (Be inconvenient in case there is "no time" for that, be pushy!)
 "Hepatitis C infection correlates with alteration of serum immunoglobulins pattern in chronic liver disease"
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.