Lab Test : Hepatitis A Antibody IgM

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Alternate:Hepatitis A IgM; HAV-IgM
Includes:An enzyme immunoassay that detects the presence of IgM antibodies to Hepatitis A.
Department:Virology
Phone:(937) 641-3464
SQ Code:HAIM
Available:Test batched and performed twice per week, depending on volume
Turnaround:1-6 days
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red top tube
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
Normal:Negative
Uses:Aids in the diagnosis of acute or recent Hepatitis A viral infection.
Limitations:A negative result may not necessarily rule out a Hepatitis A infection.
Method:Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
 

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