HEPATITIS A ANTIBODY, TOTAL

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA; Heparin (sodium or lithium)
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed or grossly lipemic specimens

Methodology
Chemiluminescence

Stability
Room Temperature: 12 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeHAAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
86708
LOINC Codes
20575-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory