Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: HAV is a self limiting disease transmitted by the fecal-oral route. Anti HAV IgM antibodies are detectable by the time symptoms appear, usually 15- 45 days after exposure. They fall to undetectable levels by 6 months after HAV infection.
Disease: Disorders of Liver
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required