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Epic Code LAB7980 Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM

Important Note

Test cannot be ordered as an add-on

Test Name Alias

Hepatitis A IgM Antibody Level | 6784

Interface Order Alias

10161

Collection Instructions

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: 
  • Capillary collect ok? 
  • Microtainer acceptable: 

 

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.
  • Detailed Instructions (link): Patient Collection 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: 2 hours (if testing is delayed or transit, then refrigerate)

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

86709

CDM Code

3028670901

Epic Test ID

1230100753

LOINC

Hep A IgM Ab: 22314-9

Mayo Access Code

SHO6784

Reviewed Date

3/23/2022