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ReneeVV wrote: I’m sorry, that is incorrect. IgM is indicative of an active or recent infection. IgG suggests a past infection.
Does anyone know how high the Immune Complexes number can go? I’d like to know if my number is one of the highest seen or only somewhat high.
I am sorry, you don’t have it clear.
IGG stands for immune globulin G and IGM for immune globulin M.
IGM is produced when the body face a new antigen. It is the first antibody to confront a new infection.
Overtime, IGM eventually declines and is substituted by IGG that last more longer. This is a natural process.
Elevated IGM indicates a primary or ACTIVE infection.
Elevated IGG indicates a past or CHRONIC infection.
Candida Related Complex is a chronic infection. If you were got this test when you infection began, probably your IGM levels were higher. ( still they are almost borderline )
It is normal IGM has declined and your test show higher IGG by the time the infection becomes chronic. It doesn’t mean the infection isn’t there. I probably didn’t use the right word when I said active in my first answer.
Anyway, the best value of this test is the immune complexes. As I told you, candida immune complexes in blood only exist when there is fragments of the candida cell wall circulating in the blood.
I hope this help.