anti-HDV

anti-HDV

Antibody to hepatitis delta virus.

anti-HDV,

n an antibody to the hepatitis D virus. Its presence in the blood is indicative of a hepatitis D infection that may be either active, chronic, or under control.
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Of these, 294 were subsequently screened by using ELISA for anti-HDV IgG; reactive samples were tested for HDV IgM.
IgM anti-HDV typically appears 6-7 weeks after exposure, remains elevated during the acute phase of the illness and then declines.
A test to detect total anti-HDV is commercially available.