Immunoglobulin, IGG

What is immunoglobulin?

Plasma cells generate Y-shaped protein to be used by the immune system to counteract against pathogens like bacteria and viruses and toxins and other harmful attackers . An antibody identifies a distinct molecule of pathogen known as antigen through fragment antigen binding changing path. This is what immunoglobulin does.

What is an immunoglobulin test?

The test covers checking of number of antibodies amount in the body. The immunoglobulin test suggests the problems in the immune system. The reason behind it is that it is a protein used by the immune system to fight against any antigen.

In case, the number of immunoglobulin fall than the normal level then the chances of infected with an infection are more whilst large number of antibodies can cause allergies or an excessively active immune system.

When a doctor suggests antibody test?

Your doctor might suggest you an antibody test when you are facing any of the issues:

  • Unexpected weight loss
  • Diarrhoea for long time
  • Rashes on skin
  • Any kind of allergy
  • Unexplained fever
  • Fever after travelling often

One must not ignore the prescription of the doctor and go for this test to know the condition of the immune system. At the time, you come to know the results of the test, you must take an action to cure yourself from any kind of health problem.

Most common type of Immunoglobulin:

Immunoglobulin G or IGG is the most common type of antibody, present in the blood or other body fluids. it protects you from any kind of infection by recognising the r=germs, you got before at any time.

Is there any side effect of this test?

One may feel weakness after the blood test held.