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AbChek HAV IgM Kit

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About the product

Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is a kind of RNA virus, which belongs to the family of Picornavirus. Hepatitis A disease is a kind of intestinal infectious disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV) with a worldwide distribution. Children and adolescents are most likely to be infected. Hepatitis A is the most common type of acute viral hepatitis, mainly spread by the fecal-oral route. The incubation period of the hepatitis A virus is 15 to 45 days, HAV-IgM antibodies can be detected in serum a short time later after being infected, continue to rise very rapidly, peaking in about 2 weeks, decreasing gradually, disappear in 8 weeks. While HAV-IgG antibodies appear later than IgM and will persist for a long time. Detection of HAV- IgM antibody can diagnose HAV infection in early-stage for its simple, fast, and high specificity.

 AbChek HAV (IgM) Rapid Test Cassette is a rapid immunochromatographic assay for the qualitative detection of the hepatitis A virus IgM Antibody in serum/plasma/whole blood qualitatively.

Specifications

  • Specimen: Whole blood / Serum / Plasma
  • Shelf life and storage temperature: 24 months at 4-30oC
  • Performance Characteristics: Sensitivity: 94.8%, Specificity: 96.7%
  • Result interpretation time: 15- 20 mins.
  • No cross-reactivity with HEV, HBV, TOX, RSV, CMV, HCV, TP, and HIV positive specimens.
  • Cost-effective method for diagnosis of HAV IgM antibody.