HEPATITIS DELTA ANTIGEN by ELISA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells, and send 1.0 mL seurm (0..5 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time9-11 days
Test CodeHEPDG
CPT-4 Code (s)
87380
LOINC Codes
44754-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory