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What are the tests for hav?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
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In brief: Hepatitis A

Hav (the original "infectious hepatitis" ) is generally diagnosed by antibody tests.
The igg antibody reflects infection at some time, not necessarily recent but if both the IgM and igg antibody against the virus is found, it is acute or very recent disease.

In brief: Hepatitis A

Hav (the original "infectious hepatitis" ) is generally diagnosed by antibody tests.
The igg antibody reflects infection at some time, not necessarily recent but if both the IgM and igg antibody against the virus is found, it is acute or very recent disease.
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