Ordering Recommendation

Diagnose HDV infection in patient with documented acute or chronic HBV and at risk for HDV infection. Consider ordering HBV core IgM antibody to determine whether HDV infection is a coinfection or a superinfection with HBV.

Mnemonic
HEPD AG
Methodology

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Varies

Reported

7-10 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red or Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen. Also acceptable: Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87380

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2006451 Hepatitis Delta Antigen by ELISA 44754-0
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Aliases
Hepatitis Delta Antigen by ELISA

BioAgilytix Diagnostics