Hepatitis A – Serology Test Ordering Instructions

Type of Test

To order "Immunity"

Test that will be performed: Hepatitis A IgG

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To order "Acute"

Test that will be performed: Hepatitis A IgM

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To order both tests

Tests that will be performed: Hepatitis A IgG, and Hepatitis A IgM

Note: A reason for testing must be indicated in section 5 – "Reason for Test" of the General Test Requisition, in addition to completion of the "Hepatitis Serology" Box. 

e.g. Contact of Hep A positive, recent exposure, outbreak investigation, etc.

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contact lab

Contact Laboratory Customer Service

Laboratory Services

customerservicecentre@oahpp.ca

Updated 8 April 2019