Hepatitis A Antibody, Total with reflex IgM

Last Modified: 9/23/2019 4:14:54 PM


  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)
60 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 positive, test will automatically reflex Hep A IgM

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

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

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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