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Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibodies, IgG and IgM
2012023
Ordering Recommendation

Stand-alone antibody testing is recommended. Refer to Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgM (2010156) for acute disease or Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgG (2010151) for exposure evaluation.

Mnemonic
HEV PAN
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Tue, Fri
Reported
1-8 days
N/A
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: lavender (K2 EDTA), lavender (K3 EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens containing particulate material. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
2010151Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgGNegative
2010156Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgMNegative

Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement D: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2010152Hepatitis E Virus Ab, IgG14211-7
2010157Hepatitis E Virus Ab, IgM14212-5
2012024Hepatitis E Virus Abs, IgG/IgM Interp
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Aliases
  • Hep E IgG
  • Hep E IgM
  • Hepatitis E IgG
  • Hepatitis E IgM
  • Hepatitis E Panel
  • Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibodies (IgG, IgM)
  • HEV