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.


Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay


Tue, Thurs, Sat


1-5 days

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

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


Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens containing particulate material.


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

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

Hotline History
CPT Codes

86790 x2

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
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
  • 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