Employee Login  |   Subscribe  |   Careers  |   Appointments
List All Test Names Beginning With:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM

Source Blood
Mnemonic AHAVM
If test is ordered on a Provincial Lab requisition, order HAV IGM PROV.
Specimen Requirements

1 x 3.5 mL gold top SST tube
0.5 mL serum

Collection can be combined in one 5 mL SST tube with other Hepatitis Serological Markers.

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  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 IgM (IgM antibody to Hepatitis A Antigen)

HAV IgM Ab
Reference Interval Negative