7-17. HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS IMMUNOLOGICAL ASSAYS
See figure 7-4.
a. Anti-Human Immunodeficiency Virus IgM. Detects IgM antibody produced in the
initial response to hepatitis A antigen. It is specific for diagnosing or confirming an acute
b. Anti-Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Measures total antibody (IgM and IgG) to hepatitis
n indicator of recent infection as well as past infection. It is primarily useful in
confirming previous exposure and immunity to hepatitis A.