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Hepatitis A Antibody, Total *

SIM

17191 

CPT

86708 

Synonyms

Anti-HAV Total; HAVAb total; HAV antibody 

Specimen Type

Serum or plasma 

Container

Red-top ,gold top or lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

Volume: 1 ml.
Min .volume:  0.4 ml. (this does not allow for repeat testing)

Additional Information

Measures both IgG and IgM forms of the antibody .Does not differentiate between these two forms .Hepatitis A IgG is indicative of old infection and is found in almost 50% of adults.

If Hepatitis A IgG is requested, this test must be used.

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

14 days refrigerated 

Rejection Criteria

Non-EDTA plasma specimen; whole blood

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

CriticalValue

 

Test Includes

Hepatitis A antibody 

Methodology

Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA) 

TestingFrequency

 

LCA

006726 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride                    

Reviewed Date

2/19/2018 

Supplemental

*   Denotes  Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 19, 2018

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