HAVAB - Overview: Hepatitis A Total Antibodies, with Reflex to Hepatitis A IgM Antibody, Serum

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Test ID: HAVAB    
Hepatitis A Total Antibodies, with Reflex to Hepatitis A IgM Antibody, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detection and differentiation between acute/recent and past/resolved hepatitis A


Verification of immunity to hepatitis A

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HAVMHepatitis A IgM Ab, SYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If hepatitis A total antibodies is positive, then hepatitis A IgM antibody is performed at an additional charge.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Hepatitis A Total Ab, w/Reflex, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Anti-HAV (Hepatitis A Virus)
Anti-HAV IgG and IgM
Anti-HAV Total Antibodies
Anti-Hepatitis A
HAA (Hepatitis A Antibody)
HAVAB IgG+IgM, Serum
Hepatitis A Ab, P
Hepatitis A Antibody (Anti-HAV)
Hepatitis A Viral AB IgG+IgM, Serum
Hepatitis A Viral Antibody, Plasma
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