Hepatitis A IgG antibody-693

Test info

  
Hepatitis A IgG antibody
  
693
  
86708.8
  
HAVG
  
Anti HAV IgG
HAV IgG Aby
Hep A Aby
  
  • Hepatitis A IgG antibody is a test for Hepatitis A immune status
    • For acute infection, order a Hepatitis A IgM Antibody (1172/86709.0)

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen - 6 months

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
    • Heparinized plasma is not an acceptable specimen
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Mo - Sa
  
1 - 2 days
  

Chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA) and Chemiflex

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Non-reactive

Billing

  
86708

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
08/28/2018
  
02/10/2020