HEPATITIS A IGG ANTIBODY, SERUM

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Plasma, gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, gross icterus

Methodology
Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)

Stability
Room temperature: 4 days; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
Unvaccinated: Negative
Vaccinated: Positive

Performed
Monday-Saturday, Varies

Turnaround Time2-3 days
Test CodeHAIGG
CPT-4 Code (s)
86708
LOINC Codes
Hepatitis A IgG Antibody, Serum:   40724-7  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory