Test directory: Hepatitis D Virus Antibody

Ordering Code5160
Test NameHepatitis D Virus Antibody
AliasHepatitis Delta Virus Antibody
HDV Antibody
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Citrate, 3.2% (Lt Blue), Plasma in Lithium
Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsSeparate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Frozen: Indefinite (if not repeatedly thawed and frozen)
Rejection CriteriaRoom temperature specimens, Specimens containing particulate material or obvious microbial contamination, Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 8 Days
MethodologyQualitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Reference Lab ARUP Laboratories

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