Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibodies, IgG and IgM
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.

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Tue, Thurs, Sat
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
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
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens containing particulate material. 
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Test Number
Reference Interval
2010151Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgGNegative
2010156Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgMNegative

Interpretive Data

Statement D: Compliance Statement D: For laboratory tests using a manufactured RUO kit. 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.

Hotline History
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Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2010152Hepatitis E Virus Ab, IgG14211-7
2010157Hepatitis E Virus Ab, IgM14212-5
2012024Hepatitis E Virus Abs, IgG/IgM Interp58936-6
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please view this test within the Laboratory Test Directory found at www.aruplab.com
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