Hepatitis A IgM antibody-1172

Test info

  
Hepatitis A IgM antibody
  
1172
  
86709.0
  
HAVM
  
Anti HAV IgM
HAV IgM Aby
  

Hepatitis A IgM Ab is a test for acute infection to Hepatitis A

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

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
EDTA plasma
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gentle inverting 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting

  

Lt green PST:

Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

Dk green/Lavender:

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

Plasma separator (Lt green PST) 

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen - 6 months

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • 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

  
86709

Tracking

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