Name: Hepatitis A Ab, IgG
Test Name: Hepatitis A Ab, IgG
Health Link Test Code: HAVIGG
LIS Test Code: HAVIGG
CPT Code(s): 86318
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Collection Container: Red cap with yellow ring (SST)
Also Acceptable: Red top
Collection Volume: 4 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 1.5 mL
Sample Analyzed: Serum
Testing Volume: 2 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Centrifuge within 2 hours. If a complete barrier has not formed, transfer serum to plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Transport speciment to UWHC Laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Reference Interval: Nonreactive
Nonreactive: Hepatitis Ab IgG not detected.
Reactive: Hepatitis Ab IgG detected.
Effective Date of Reference Range: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT
Results may be affected if patient has developed heterophillic antibodes due to exposure to animal based protein products.
The assay performance characteristics have not been established for cadaver specimens, heat inactivated specimens, and body fluids other than serum.