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Published on February 08, 2018

Hepatitis A Viral Antibody IgM (HAVAB-M)

SIM

50115 

CPT

86709 

Synonyms

HAVAB-M 

Specimen Type

Serum only 

Container

4.0 ml Gold-top serum separator

Collection Instructions

Spin, Separate, Refrigerate

Volume

2 ml  serum
Min: 0.5 ml

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Serum:  Allow to clot.  Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes

Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room temperature:  8 hours   Refrigerated: 72 hours 

Rejection Criteria

•  If not centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.
•  Gross hemolysis

Reference Range

Nonreactive

Critical Value

None (Reactive HAVAB-M is reported to the Spartanburg County Health Department immediately.) 

Test Includes

HAVAB - M 

Methodology

Chemiluminescent technology 

Testing Frequency

Monday – Friday 7am – 3pm  (Not performed on holidays) 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2-8-18 

Supplemental

  

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on February 08, 2018

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