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Test Code SQ ACUTEZ, EPIC LAB2517 Acute Hepatitis Panel

Methodology

Profile Information:
Test Code Published Name

SQ HAVABB, EPIC LAB798

Hepatitis A IgM Antibody

SQ HBCIGM, EPIC LAB549

Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM, (Anti-HBc, IgM)

SQ HBSAG, EPIC LAB471

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg)

SQ HCVAB, EPIC LAB868

Hepatitis C Antibody (Anti-HCV)
 

 

Method Name:

SQ HAVABB, EPIC LAB798; SQ HBCIGM, EPIC LAB549; SQ HCVAB, EPIC LAB868: Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

SQ HBSAG, EPIC LAB471: Immunometric

 

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Anti-HBc, IgM; Anti-HCV; and HBsAg

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Collection Instructions: See Infectious Material-Meriter Laboratories in Special Instructions.

Additional Information:

1. Draw date is required.

2. The following specimens will not be tested:

a. Heat-treated, hemolyzed, heparinized, icteric, or lipemic

b. Containing particulate matter, precipitate, RBCs, or sodium azide

3. Performance has not been established using cadaver or body fluids other than plasma or serum.

 

Hepatitis A IgM Antibody

See SQ HAVABB, EPIC LAB798 Hepatitis A IgM Antibody, Serum for test information.

 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated/Frozen OK/Ambient NO

Reference Values

See individual test listings.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Hepatitis A IgM antibody: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

HBsAg: Monday through Friday

Anti-HCV: Monday through Friday

Hepatitis C virus antibody confirmation: Monday through Friday

Anti-HBc, IgM: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Specimen Requirements Additional Information

Specimen Stability:

Serum is stable refrigerated (2° C-8° C) for 48 hours or frozen OK (≤-20° C)

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80074-Acute hepatitis panel (includes hepatitis A IgM antibody [CPT Code 86709]; hepatitis B core antibody, IgM [CPT Code 86705]; hepatitis B surface antigen [CPT Code 87340]; and hepatitis C antibody [CPT Code 86803])

87341-Hepatitis B surface antigen confirmation (if appropriate)