Hepatitis E virus IgG antibody-994

Test info

  
Hepatitis E virus IgG antibody
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Hepatitis E screen
Hepatitis E IgG antibody
Anti-hepatitis E IgG
HEV IgG antibody
Anti-HEV IgG
  

The diagnosis of past exposure to hepatitis E virus.

A negative result does not exclude the presence of recent hepatitis E infection (<2 months duration), especially if immunocompromised patients. Repeat testing for anti-hepatitis E virus (HEV) IgM and anti-HEV IgG in 1 to 2 months is recommended for diagnosis of recent hepatitis E.

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
0.5 mL
  
0.1 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
  3. Transfer serum to a Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465), labelled as serum
  4. Freeze
  
  

Frozen (preferred) - 30 days

Refrigerated - 24 hours

Performance

  
Mayo Clinic Laboratories (HEVG): R-NX
  
We, Fr
  
6 - 8 days
  

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)-Screening Procedure

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Negative

Billing

  
86790

Tracking

  
08/07/2013
  
10/22/2018