July 2021: Immediate Test Discontinuation – Hepatitis A Antibody, Total (AHAVT)

Immediate Test Change

Immediate Test Discontinuation: Hepatitis A Antibody, Total (AHAVT)

Test Discontinuations

Hepatitis A Antibody, Total (AHAVT)

Effective July 1, 2021.

Due to vendor reagent being on backorder, Hepatitis A Antibody, Total (AHAVT)’s initially scheduled discontinuation on August 7 has been expedited to July 1, 2021.

Alternative Tests:

Hepatitis A Antibody, IgG (AHAVG)

AHAVG Clinical Info:
Determines immune status to Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) as a result of vaccination or past infection. Should a recent infection be suspected, this test needs to be ordered with AHAVM.

Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM (AHAVM)

AHAVM Clinical Info:
Assesses acute or recent HAV infection. Note: Methodology not approved for donor testing.