Hepatitis Delta Virus Antibody
0020799
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
HEP D AB
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Tue, Fri
Reported
1-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) Also acceptable: Citrate, EDTA, or heparin plasma.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Room temperature specimens. Specimens containing particulate material or obvious microbial contamination. Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Negative  
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
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.
 
Note
Order this assay only when patient has an acute or chronic hepatitis B infection. This test detects total antibodies (IgG and IgM) to the hepatitis Delta agent.
CPT Code(s)
86692
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020799Hepatitis Delta Antibody13248-0
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Aliases
  • HDV Ab