A 34-year-old female asked:
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Could having a flu or cold when your blood is drawn cause a false positive on a Hepatitis A IgM test? Igg was negative.

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably not related: The positive HEP A igm indicated that you HAD HEPATITIS A remotely...(usually as a CHILD since JAUNDICE does not occur with HEP A in childhood.) Hope this helps! Dr Z
Answered on Jan 14, 2015
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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Agree with Dr Abbot...I "mis-wrote ( Substitute Igg for igm)
Jan 14, 2015

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