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When is the soonest after exposure that you can get a positive result on a hepatitis a igm test?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
As soon..: The test is positive as soon as symptoms start. Incubation time post exposure is aproximately 15-30 days.
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
1-2 weeks after: Anti-hep A IGM can be detected 1-2 weeks after exposure.

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