Order to diagnose acute hepatitis A virus infection. For panel test that includes HAV IgM, HBV core antibody IgM, HBV surface antigen, and HCV antibody, refer to Hepatitis Panel, Acute with Reflex to HBsAg Confirmation (0020457).
Qualitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Within 24 hours
Serum separator tube.
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: K2EDTA plasma.
Heparinized plasma. Specimens collected in citrate-based anticoagulant. 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)
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
Order this assay when acute hepatitis A infection is suspected.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020093||Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM||13950-1|
- Acute Hepatitis HAV IgM
- Anti-HAV, IgM
- HAV IgM
- HAVABS IgM
- Hepatitis A Antibody
- Hepatitis A IgM Ab