Hepatitis E virus or HEV can cause acute, self-limited infection. It is usually caused in the similar fashion of other hepatitis viruses, through air. HEV is uncommon in most developed countries. However, the endemic in some Asian territories alongside Africa, and Mexico have made the need for a test essential. The antibody HEV IgM stays detectable in individuals up to six months post the early appearances of symptoms. The Anti-HEV test will help investigate the exposure to the virus.
Why get tested:
To diagnose viral hepatitis caused by Hepatitis E Virus.
To detect the cause of poor immune system.
To aid in creating a defined treatment for people with chronic hepatitis.