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ID:1040 Hepatitis D Total Antibody
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Description Hepatitis D Total Antibody Testing by Manual Enzyme Immunoassay
Indication Detection of both IgG and IgM antibodies to Hepatitis Delta Antigen in the serum of infected patients who are also Hepatitis B Positive.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation Anti-HD can be detected in chronic and past infection. In the presence of HBsAG, this invariably reflects chronic infection. HDV PCR can be performed to confirm chronic infection where antibody positive.

DepartmentMicrobiology
SampleSerum
TubeSerum Gel Tube
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Collection Conditions
Min. Vol 4mL
Freq.

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Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT9 days
IP Routine TAT9 days
GP Acute TAT9 days
GP Routine TAT9 days
Turnround CommentTesting is performed weekly. New positives are repeat tested the following week and referred to PHE for confirmation.

Originally edited by : na. Review due on 07/09/2019 09:46:07. Published By on 07/09/2018 09:46:07.