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Hepatitis D Virus (HDV) IgM Antibody, EIA
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|Negative||Antibody not detected|
HDV infection occurs only in association with HBV infection. Acute HDV infection reflects either HDV acquisition at the time of acute HBV infection (coinfection), or recent exposure to HDV in a patient with chronic HBV infection (superinfection). HDV antigen is detected transiently during the early phase of acute HDV infection, but typically disappears as HDV-specific antibodies arise.
Hepatitis D Virus (HDV) infection occurs in association with HBV infection. A positive result for HDV IgM indicates recent HDV infection.
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