HEPATITIS A IgM ANTIBODY

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

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens, heparinized plasma

Methodology
Chemiluminescence

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeHAM
CPT-4 Code (s)
86709
LOINC Codes
22314-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory