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Test Code ACUTE HEPATITIS PANEL ACUTE HEPATITIS PANEL

Department

Immunology

Group Components

Hepatitis A Antibody-IgM, Hepatitis B Core antibody-IgM, Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, Hepatitis C Antibody

Specimen Type

Serum

Container

No additive with gel (gold top)

Reflexive Disclosure

Positive reflexes to HCV Quant by RNA/PCR; store refrig, min vol serum 1.2 ml

Special Requirements

Collect extra gold top for potentially Positive HCV results that reflex to confirmatory testing by RNA/PCR.

Standard Volume

4.5ml

Minimum Volume

3ml

Pediatric Volume

N/A

Method

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Assay

Ship Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability Room Temp

24 hours

Stability Refrigerated

7 days

Stability Frozen

>7 days

CPT Code

80074

Days Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Test Use

The individual components: anti-HAV IgM, anti-HBcore IgM, Hepatitis B surface antigen, and anti-HCV can be useful in determination of an acute stage of hepatitis.

Interpretation

See individual components of panel in SWIFT.