Ercococcal encephalitis IgM
Tick-borne encephalitis is a dangerous infectious disease spread by ticks. Unpasteurised milk can also cause infection.
The disease is caused by the tick-borne encephalitis virus. Tick-borne encephalitis usually has two waves. During the first week, the person has a fever, general fatigue, bone, muscle and headaches, etc. This may be followed by an improvement in health, but later on some patients develop severe symptoms of central nervous system damage.
Acute tick-borne encephalitis is indicated by the presence of IgM antibodies to tick-borne encephalitis in a blood sample. They can only be tested 2 weeks after the infected tick has been ingested.
Tick-borne encephalitis IgM – IgM IgM antibodies to the tick-borne encephalitis virus indicate an acute infection, a person with tick-borne encephalitis. The diagnosis of tick-borne encephalitis is based on both IgM and IgG antibodies in the blood. Symptoms of the tick-borne encephalitis virus are usually felt after 2-3 weeks. and are very flu-like. The initial symptoms disappear after 2-7 days, but tick-borne encephalitis is characterised by a second wave of symptoms, which is characterised by:
- with a significant fever;
- impaired consciousness;
- partial or total paralysis.
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