Ordering Recommendation

Recommended for determining exposure to HEV.

Mnemonic
HEV IGG
Methodology

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Tue, Thurs, Sat

Reported

1-5 days

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

Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Red (clot activator), lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens containing particulate material.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Reference Interval

Negative

Interpretive Data



Compliance Statement D: For laboratory tests using a manufactured RUO kit. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2010152 Hepatitis E Virus Ab, IgG 14211-7
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Aliases
  • Hep E IgG
  • Hepatitis E IgG
  • HEV
Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgG