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Hepatitis A Virus Panel
0020597
Ordering Recommendation

This panel is not recommended.
• To diagnose acute HAV infection, order hepatitis A virus IgM antibody 0020093 or hepatitis acute panel 0020457.
• To assess immunity, order HAV total antibodies 0020591.

Mnemonic
HEP A PAN
Methodology
Qualitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Refer to individual components. 
Collect
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens containing particulate material. Severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens. Heat-inactivated specimens. Specimens collected in citrate-based anticoagulant. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0020591Hepatitis A Virus Antibodies (Total)Negative
0020093Hepatitis A Virus Antibody, IgMNegative

Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
86708; 86709
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020093Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM13950-1
0020519Hepatitis A Panel Interpretation53776-1
0020591Hepatitis A Antibodies, Total13951-9
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Aliases
  • HAV Ab IgG
  • HAV Ab IgM
  • HAV Ab total
  • Hepatitis A Antibodies, Total
  • Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM