Aug 9, 2015




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Hepatitis A Ab, IgG

Hepatitis A Ab, IgG (HAVIGG) Infectious Disease Lab Test

Name: Hepatitis A Ab, IgG

Test Name: Hepatitis A Ab, IgG

Health Link Test Code: HAVIGG


CPT Code(s): 86318

Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Red cap with yellow ring (SST)

Also Acceptable: Red top

Collection Volume: 4 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 1.5 mL

Stability Ambient:

4 days

Stability Refridgerated:

8 days

Stability Frozen:

>8 days

Sample Analyzed: Serum

Testing Volume: 2 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Processing:

Centrifuge within 2 hours. If a complete barrier has not formed, transfer serum to plastic vial. Refrigerate.

Specimen Transport:

Transport speciment to UWHC Laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.


Reference Interval: Nonreactive


Interpretive guidelines:

Nonreactive: Hepatitis Ab IgG not detected.

Reactive: Hepatitis Ab IgG detected.

Effective Date of Reference Range: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT

Test Limitations:

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.