|Last Updated: February 1, 2023 @ 10:13 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.
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