What is the Anti Hepatitis E virus - IgM test?
Anti Hepatitis e virus (IgM) test’s purpose is to detect any ongoing or recent acute Hepatitis E infection.
When to get tested?
Symptoms may start to appear from 2 to 6 weeks after infection. Symptoms may include,
- Moderate fever
- Loss of appetite
- Stomach Ache
- Dark urine and light colored stool
- Rash and itching
- Joint pain
- Yellow colored skin and eyes.
Anti-HEV IgM test prices are very low.
Blood samples or in some cases stool tests are needed. You can book an Anti-HEV test online.
No preparation is needed.
If your test result shows positive then you have acute Hepatitis E infection. Negative results indicate no acute or recent infection. After 4 to 6 week, it is recommended to retest with anti-HEV IgM screen with anti-HEV IgG. Find an Anti-HEV IgM test near you to get your test done.