Mar 17, 2013
MY LAB REPROT SAYS:ANTI HAV IGM :REACTIVE, HBS AG (CARD TEST):NEGATIVE PROTHROMBIN TEST:12 SECOND CONTROL:12 SECOND INR:1.0 WHAT DO THESE MEAN? PLEASE REPLY ME
Response from Dr. Young
Hi and thanks for posting.
These tests indicate that you've been recently exposed to (ie., infected with) hepatitis A virus. A reactive (or positive) IgM indicates recent infection, whereas a positive IgG means exposure, but usually in the past.
Hope that helps. BY
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