|Last Updated: October 1, 2022 @ 9:13 am|
Hepatitis A Virus Antibody, IgM
|Stability:||Ambient: 7 Day(s); Refrigerated: 14 Day(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable|
|Interpretive Data:||General Reference Range : negative |
ANTI-HAV IgM INTERPRETIVE NOTES:
NEGATIVE: NO SEROLOGIC EVIDENCE OF ACUTE HEPATITIS A VIRUS INFECTION.
POSITIVE: POSITIVE ANTI-HAV IGM IS CONSISTENT WITH CURRENT OR RECENT HEPATITIS A VIRUS INFECTION. PATIENT IS INFECTIVE FOR HEPATITIS A.
Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with this test and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that for patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (> 5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
It is preferable to locate tests on the website and not rely on printed test information, which may soon be out of date.
Updated test information can only be guaranteed by using this website.