Hepatitis Panel, Acute with Reflex to HBsAg Confirmation
Ordering Recommendation

Order to evaluate viral etiology in patients with acute hepatitis. Not recommended for screening asymptomatic patients. Panel includes HAV IgM, HBV core antibody IgM, HBV surface antigen, HCV antibody.

Qualitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Refer to individual components. 
Serum separator tube. 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 3 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.5 mL) Also acceptable: K2EDTA plasma. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unacceptable Conditions
Heparinized plasma. Specimens containing particulate material. Heat inactivated, severely hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens. 
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Test Number
Reference Interval
0020093Hepatitis A Virus Antibody, IgMNegative
0020092Hepatitis B Virus Core Antibody, IgMNegative
0020089Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen with Reflex to Confirmation
Test Number
Reference Interval
Hepatitis B Virus Surface AntigenNegative
0020128Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen, ConfirmationRefer to report

2002483Hepatitis C Virus Antibody by CIANegative

Interpretive Data
This panel of tests should not be used for blood donor screening, associated re-entry protocols, or for screening Human Cell, Tissues and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products (HCT/P

Order this panel when the patient has had clinical acute hepatitis of unknown origin for less than six months. If results for HBsAg are repeatedly reactive with an index value between 1.00 and 50.00, then HBsAg Confirmation will be added. Additional charges apply.
Hotline History
CPT Code(s)
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020089Hepatitis B Surface Antigen65633-0
0020092Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM24113-3
0020093Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM13950-1
0020099Hepatitis C Antibody by CIA Interp13955-0
0020179Hepatitis, Acute Panel Interpretation19146-0
2002404Hepatitis C Antibody by CIA Index48159-8
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  • Acute Hep Panel, reflex to confirmation
  • HAV IgM Ab
  • HBsAg confirmation
  • HBV core IgM Ab
  • HCV Ab
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  • Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM
  • Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM
  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
  • Hepatitis C Antibody
  • Hepatitis C Antibody by CIA
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