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.
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
Note
Order this assay only when patient has an acute or chronic hepatitis B infection.
CPT Code(s)
86692
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020799Hepatitis Delta Antibody
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • HDV Ab