Hepatitis A Antibody, IgG

Abbrev Code:HAABG   
Order Code:LAB6402Order Name:Hepatitis A Aby IGG
Synonyms:HEPA; Hep A; HAABG
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86708 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 business days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1.2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Collection Instructions:Serum only is acceptable.
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis, turbidity, plasma.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours centrifuge and aliquot 0.6 mL, 0.3 mL minimum.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 4 days at room temperature; 8 days refrigerated. Freeze aliquot sample if stored more than 8 days.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Architect A) 


Reference Range:Non-reactive.
Use:Order only when assessing immunity for hepatitis A virus (HAV) from either vaccination or previous infection. A reactive test is indicative of previous hepatitis A infection or vaccination.

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