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Hepatitis A Virus Igm

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hepatitis virus lifespan in bottle of tattoo ink

If a bottle of tattoo ink is contaminated with the hepatitus virus, how long can it survive?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Difficult to say since there are no data.If you are concerned about a potential exposure, I would get tested. Read more »

Hep A and B titers

I received the following resultsHep A IgG PosHep A IgM NegHep B IgG NegHep B sAg NegHep B eAg... Read more »

Hepatitis B

Hi I'm 33 yrs old. I never had any sexual experience, don't have a tatoo, never did drugs, i had my... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Implementation of Recommendations Internet Resources Published Resources References Table 1: Estimated Chronic Infections With Hepatitis Viruses Among Inmates and Releasees -- United States, 1997 Box 1: Groups for Whom Hepatitis A... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

...viral hepatitis, Hepatitis A diagnosis must be confirmed by a positive serologic test for immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibody to Hepatitis A virus, or the case must meet the clinical case definition and occur in a person who has an epidemiologic link... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A Vaccination of Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1996-1997

...performs more than 50% of all hepatitis A testing in Georgia, agreed to report all new cases of hepatitis A (based on IgM anti-hepatitis A virus positivity) to the state. From January through September 1996, 222 cases of hepatitis A were reported... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

In recent years, a lot has been written about hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in people who also have HIV (co-infection). HCV is a significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of... Read more »
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13 semanas Elisa Negativo pero Hepatitis A??

Posted by Jc82, 3 Replies
...situacion de riesgo (Sexo vaginal sin proteccion con una persona de serologia desconocida): hepatitis AigC= Positivo hepatitis (A) IgM (fase aguda)= Negativo Hepatitis B= Negativo Hepatitis C= Negativo Anticuerpos VIH 1 + 2 = Negativo... ... Read more »

To you comment to Hollowman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...approved. Comment: The third generation Eliza is the best test you ever will have to measure antibodys and it looks for both IgM and IgG the older test doesnt do that also IgM is present in the beginning and then disappear but Ig G will be in the... Read more »

Selective IgM deficiency

Posted by Impossible, 1 Reply
...So after looking through some of my previous blood work I realized it was a IgM deficiency not IgG. "Patients with SIgM deficiency should be under the care of a clinical immunologist, as a workup to exclude Read more »

Viruses

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If Hepatitis is a Virus and can be cured why not HIV ? Read more »