Ordering Recommendation

Stand-alone antibody testing is recommended. Refer to Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgM (2010156) for acute disease or Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgG (2010151) for exposure evaluation.

Mnemonic

HEV PAN

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 (SST). Also acceptable: lavender (K2 EDTA), lavender (K3 EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma 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

Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
2010151 Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgG Negative
2010156 Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibody, IgM Negative

Interpretive Data

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.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

86790 x2

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2010152 Hepatitis E Virus Ab, IgG 14211-7
2010157 Hepatitis E Virus Ab, IgM 14212-5
2012024 Hepatitis E Virus Abs, IgG/IgM Interp 58936-6
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Aliases

  • Hep E IgG
  • Hep E IgM
  • Hepatitis E IgG
  • Hepatitis E IgM
  • Hepatitis E Panel
  • Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibodies (IgG, IgM)
  • HEV
Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) Antibodies, IgG and IgM