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)
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2010157||Hepatitis E Virus Ab, IgM||14212-5|
- Hep E IgM
- Hepatitis E IgM