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Hepatitis A Antibody, Total

Hepatitis A Antibody, Total (Quest Diagnostics)

Quest Price: $62.99

IgM antibodies to Hepatitis A suggest a current, acute or recent Hepatitis A infection. Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver. The liver becomes inflamed, tender, and swollen. Hepatitis A is caused by the hepatitis A virus. The virus can be spread by contact with infected bowel movements. An infected person may pass hepatitis A to others by not washing his or her hands, especially after using the bathroom.

Abnormal results may require further evaluation by your physician.


Includes: Hepatitis A IgM Antibody

Estimated turnaround for results is 5 business days. If confirmation testing is required, the estimated time may be extended.


Patient Instructions:
   

 

Hepatitis A Antibody, Total (LabCorp)

LabCorp Price: $71.99

Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver. The liver becomes inflamed, tender, and swollen. Hepatitis A is caused by the hepatitis A virus. The virus can be spread by contact with infected bowel movements. An infected person may pass hepatitis A to others by not washing his or her hands, especially after using the bathroom.

This test is used to perform a differential diagnosis of hepatitis; in conjunction with anti-HAV, IgM to confirm immunity to hepatitis A.

Abnormal results may require further evaluation by your physician.


Includes: Hepatitis A Antibody, Total (Measures both IgG and IgM forms of the antibody).
Does not differentiate between these two forms. Hepatitis A antibody of IgG type is indicative of old infection and is found in almost 50% of adults.


Patient Instructions: This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H or coenzyme R). It is recommended to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of specimen.
   

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