Hepatitis A IgG antibodies

Microbiology

Notes

 

  • This test is used to screen for Hepatitis A immunity 
  • If acute Hepatitis A infection is suspected, please request Hepatitis A IgM antibodies

Sample requirements

Serum - paired samples not required

8.5ml of blood taken into a plain gel tube 

8.5mL BD Vacutainer tube

Required information

  • Relevant clinical details
  • Hepatitis A vaccination history
  • History of Hepatitis A infection

Storage/transport

Store at fridge temperature

Transport as soon as possible at ambient temperature

Turnaround time

Up to 8 days


Page last reviewed: 18/11/2013