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Hepatitis A Antibody, IgG

Source Blood
Mnemonic AHAVT
If test is ordered on a Provincial Lab requisition, order HAV IGG PROV
Specimen Requirements

1 x 3.5 mL gold top SST tube
0.5 mL serum for each determination

PSC only: 1 x 5 mL orange top RST tube is acceptable within one hour of lab closing.

Specimen Handling If patient is known to be HBsAg positive all specimens collected on the patient MUST be transported under TDG regulations.
Additional Information If physician requests Hepatitis Immune Status and does not indicate Hep A or B, order both AHAVT and AHBS.

Specify Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM for suspected acute illness or Hepatitis A Antibody, IgG for immunity determination.
Testing Location Immunochemistry
Testing Frequency Weekdays
Alternate Name(s)

One of Hepatitis Serological Markers

Anti-HAV, IgG (IgG antibody to Hepatitis A Antigen)

Hepatitis A Immunity

Hepatitis A Antibody, Total

Anti-HAV Total

Reference Interval Negative