Preferred test for diagnosing acute HEV infection.
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Tue, Thurs, Sat
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Red (clot activator), lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA).
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)
Specimens containing particulate material.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
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.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2010157||Hepatitis E Virus Ab, IgM||14212-5|
- Hep E IgM
- Hepatitis E IgM