|Test Code||HPDAB / AHDV-M|
|Test||HEPATITIS D VIRUS TOTAL ANTIBODY|
|Methodology||Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)|
|Description|| Detection of hepatitis D virus (HDV)-specific total antibodies (combined IgG and IgM) in human serum.
Diagnosis of concurrent HDV infection in patients with acute hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection (acute coinfection), chronic HBV infection (chronic coinfection), or acute exacerbation of known chronic HBV infection (HDV superinfection)
|Specimen||1 mL from a Gold Top Tube (SST). Spin down and remove serum from gel within 24 hours and send frozen|
|Analytic Time||1 Day|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Varies|