May be helpful when assessing HAV immunity. Not generally recommended to diagnose acute infection. Assay detects both IgG and IgM antibodies but does not differentiate between them.
Qualitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
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.
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)
This assay tests for IgG and IgM antibodies, but does not differentiate between them.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020591||Hepatitis A Antibodies, Total||13951-9|
- HAV Ab Total
- HAV immunity determination
- HAV vaccination status
- Hep A vaccination status
- Hepatitis A Antibody