Hepatitis A Virus - IgM

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Overview
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Overview of Hepatitis A Virus - IgM

What is Hepatitis A Virus - IgM?

This test is performed to detect the presence of an infection with Hepatitis A virus. IgM antibodies are produced as response to the viral antigen in the blood. The test detects the level of antibodies produced. It is usually ordered if you have symptoms of acute hepatitis like loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, jaundice. An HAV test can also be ordered if you have been exposed to the hepatitis virus through contaminated water or food.

Sample Type

The sample type collected for Hepatitis A Virus - IgM is: Blood

Preparation for Hepatitis A Virus - IgM

  • No special preparation required

Why Get Tested for Hepatitis A Virus - IgM?


  1. If your doctor have symptoms or signs suggestive of acute hepatitis like fever, fatigue, loose motions, vomiting, yellow skin and eyes etc

 




What Results of Hepatitis A Virus - IgM mean?

Interpretations

  • A positive test for Hepatitis A IgM usually indicates recent infection with Hepatitis A virus. The higher the level of antibodies, the stronger the infection with the virus.
  • A negative test means absence of recent infection with Hepatitis A Virus. It does not mean that the person never had an infection with the virus.



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Sterling Accuris Diagnostics is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company. It is the largest and most comprehensive pathology laboratory of Gujarat. At Sterling Accuris Diagnostics, we provide a wide range of pathology services that fit the needs of an individual. Moreover, we have the expert team of pathology specialists and the technologically advanced infrastructure to help meet individual needs.

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