Hepatitis A IgG Immune Status !!! NOTE: The contents are valid only for: 07/20/2024 !!!

WSLH Department: CDD - Communicable Disease Division
WSLH Test Code: SS00065
Availability: Test is run daily, Monday - Friday
Turn-around Time: 1-3 days
Recommended Uses: To assess immunity to Hepatitis A infection from either previous infection or vaccination.
Additional Tests Performed:
Patient Preparations: Routine blood draw.
Specimen Requirements: 3 ml of serum (1 ml minimum) or 7-10 ml vacutainer, no additives.
Specimen Handling & Transport: Specimens must be stored and transported to the lab at 2-8C (refrigerated with cool packs). Freeze serum if testing will not be performed within 7 days of collection.
Collection Kit/Container: Serology Specimens
Sterile Transfer Tube
Collection Instructions: Routine blood draw.
Unacceptable Conditions: Specimens that have been heat-inactivated, pooled, grossly hemolyzed, or have obvious microbial contamination. Specimens stored for more than 7 days not frozen at -20 degrees C. Plasma is not an acceptable specimen.
Requisition Form: CDD Requisition Form B
Required Information: Laboratory regulations require the following minimum information to be provided on the requisition form for a specimen to be accepted for testing: Patient name or unique identifier; date and time of collection, patient date of birth and sex, specimen type/site of collection, test request(s), clinician name and UPIN, and address for reporting results. Please be certain that name/identifier on the form matches that on the specimen label.
Results Include: Reactive or non-reactive with interpretation.
Limitations: Cadaveric specimens or body fluids other than human serum are unacceptable.
Additional Tests Recommended:
Additional Comments:
Methodology: Chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA)
Includes: Qualitative immunoassay for IgG antibody to Hepatitis A virus.
CPT Code: 86708
Price: $28.00
!!! NOTE: The contents are valid only for: 07/20/2024 !!!