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Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam will be done.
To look for the virus you doctor may order:
Your doctor may also do blood tests to look for antibodies. Antibodies are signs that you body is aware of and fighting the virus.


Healthy Children - American Academy of Pediatrics

World Health Organization



BC Health Guide, British Columbia Ministry of Health

Ontario March of Dimes



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