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Epic Code LAB549 Hepatitis B Core IgM Antibody Level

Test Name Alias

Hepatitis B Core IgM Antibody Level | 8617

Interface Order Alias

10163

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Collection: Blood

Container(s): Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

  • Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL
  • Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL
  • Neonate Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL
  • Capillary collect ok? Yes
  • Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Gently invert gold tube(s) 8 – 10 times to mix clot activator with blood.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

  • Processed Specimen: Serum
  • Centrifuge/Spin: Yes
  • Aliquot:
  • Minimum volume: 1.0 mL serum
  • Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Frozen: aliquot serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day

Reference Range

Nonreactive

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Corewell Health Reference Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

CPT

86705

CDM Code

3028670501

Epic Test ID

1230100756

LOINC

Hep B Core IgM Ab: 24113-3

Mayo Access Code

SHO8617

Reviewed Date

3/23/2022