Specimen Requirements

Title

HEPATITIS A AB, IgM

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate serum.

Methodology

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immuno Assay (CMIA)

Stability

Room temp: 14 days, Refrigerated: 14 days

Reference Range

By Report

Turnaround

1 day-unless confirmatory testing ind

Clinical Use

This assay is intended for use as an aid in the diagnosis of acute or recent infection (usually 6 months or less) with hepatitis A virus (HAV).

Test Code

GAVM