What is Anti HAV Ab - IgG/ Total, IgM ?
This test is used to help diagnose a liver infection due to the hepatitis A virus (HAV). There are several causes of hepatitis and the accompanying symptoms, so this test is used to determine if your symptoms are due to hepatitis A
Purpose of Test
Testing for the presence of IgM antibodies to hepatitis A is done when you have acute symptoms such as fever, fatigue, loss of appetitie, nausea, vomitting, abdominal pain, dark urine or joint pain
Test of Result Interpretation
IgM: Negative < 0.4
Equivocal 0.4 - 0.5
Positive > or = 0.5 ratio
No preparation required. Blood sample can be collected at any time.