Ordering Recommendation

This panel is not recommended. To diagnose acute HAV infection, order Hepatitis A Virus Antibody, IgM (0020093) or Hepatitis Panel, Acute with Reflex to HBsAg Confirmation (0020457). To assess immunity, order Hepatitis A Virus Antibodies (Total) (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.
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
0020591 Hepatitis A Virus Antibodies (Total) Negative
0020093 Hepatitis A Virus Antibody, IgM Negative

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86708; 86709

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020093 Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM 13950-1
0020519 Hepatitis A Panel Interpretation 53776-1
0020591 Hepatitis A Antibodies, Total 13951-9
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Aliases
  • HAV Ab IgG
  • HAV Ab IgM
  • HAV Ab total
  • Hepatitis A Antibodies, Total
  • Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM
Hepatitis A Virus Panel