Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Detection of hepatitis D virus (HDV)-specific total antibodies (combined IgG and IgM) in human serum and 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).
- Hepatitis D Virus (HDV) Antibody, Total
- HEPATITIS DELTA ANTIBODY
- Hepatitis Delta Virus Antibody
Collect specimen in an SST (preferred) or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 24 hours of collection and freeze (preferred) or refrigerate up to 30 days.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.