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Hepatitis A serology (IgG & IgM)

Category Virology
Test background

Detection of IgM antibodies to hepatitis A virus; this test detects active hepatitis A infection.

Detection of IgG antibodies to hepatitis A virus; this test detects past hepatitis A infection or Immunisation.

Clinicial Indications

Acute jaundice with ALT >300 μ/L and/or raised bilirubin. Please give detailed clinical information, including date of onset/contact with the suspected infection.

Reference range


Sample & container required RST (rust top)
Sample volume 5 mL
Turnaround time 3 days

The laboratory is currently unaccredited for this test due to a change in platform.