Hepatitis D antigen

Alphabetical Test listing

Hepatitis D antigen-994

  
Hepatitis D antigen
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
HDV Ag
Hepatitis D Ag
Hepatitis D virus antigen
  

The Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) is a defective RNA virus, composed of a core presenting the delta-specific antigen and encapsulated by Hepatitis B surface antigen, which requires the helper function of Hepatitis B virus (HBV) to support its replication.

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  
  1. Spin
  2. Transfer serum to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp)
  3. Freeze
  
  

Frozen (preferred) - 90 days

Refrigerated - 7 days

Ambient - NO

  
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Hyperlipemic specimens
  
BioAgilytix via LabCorp (823416): R-NX
  
Weekly
  
7 days
  

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

  

Negative

  
87380
  
05/13/2020
  
06/23/2021
  
05/19/2020