Test directory: Hepatitis A Antibody, Reflex to IgM

Ordering Code502R
Test NameHepatitis A Antibody, Reflex to IgM
AliasHAV Ab, Reflex IgM
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender),
Plasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Handling InstructionsADD-ON WARNING: LIS may restrict add-on requests for this specific test based on available tubes due to the potential of carryover that exists when adding on to previously aliquoted tubes using non-disposable pipettes.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 3 Months
Rejection CriteriaContaminated, Expired container/transport media,
Insufficient quantity, Specimen older than stability limits,
Heat-inactivated samples, Azide stabilized samples,
Frozen or thawed >5 times
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 3 Days
MethodologyElectrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

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