Hepatitis A Antibody, Total with reflex IgM

Last Modified: 11/30/2020 10:20:21 AM

  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial 
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

14 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated (preferred)
30 days Frozen

Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia • Plasma collected in a PPT potassium EDTA (white-top) tube
Reference Range: Non-Reactive
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:

If Hepatitis A Total is Reactive, test will automatically reflex Hep A IgM Ab 

Methodology: Chemiluminescence
Clinical Significance: Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) anitbodies indicate prior or acute infection with, or immunization to, Hepatitis A Virus.
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 1 to 2 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: HEPTM
EPIC Test Code: IMO416
Send Out Test Code: 36504
Alternate Test Names: HAV Reflex IgM; Hep A w/rflx to IgM
Included Tests: Hepatitis A Antibody IgM; Hepatitis A Antibody Total
CPT Coding: 86708 (Reflex 86709)

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