Hepatitis A IgG

Qualitative chemiluminescent immuno-assay for Hepatitis A IgG antibodies. This assay is available routinely Mon to Fri.
Clinical details: 
-Pre-vaccinaton screening for individuals at risk: foreign travel, sewerage workers, MSM, IVDU.
-Baseline test in newly diagnosed patients with chronic hepatitis B or C.
Synonyms or keywords: 
Qualitative - Detected/Not Detected or Equivocal
Sample type and Volume required: 
2.5 – 5ml Yellow Top Serum Separation Tube (SST) Clotted Blood (for serum).
Turnaround time: 
3 working days
Storage and transport: 
Place labelled sample in a sealed sample bag and send to Central Specimen Reception (CSR). To prevent sample haemolysis please store samples in refrigerator if a delay in sending samples to CSR is unavoidable.
Infection Sciences Department at St Thomas' Hospital
020 7188 8008
St Thomas' Hospital
North Wing - 5th Floor
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH
Core opening hours: Monday-Friday 0900-1730

For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 04/12/2017