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Hepatitis A virus, IgG Antibody

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code HAVIGG
Test group Hepatitis
Performed by Immunology
In House Availability Monday-Friday day shift
Method Microparticle Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Container type Gold top or Red top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 0.5 mL serum
Processing notes Refrigerate serum
Units mIU/mL
Normal range Negative
Synonyms Hepatitis A Antibody; HAV; anti-HAV antibody; HAAb
Stability Refrigerated 6 days
Turn around times 1-3 days
Additional information This test detected IgG antibodies to the Hepatitis A virus. IgG antibodies can result from either prior exposure or infection with Hepatitis A or from vaccination.

This test should not be used to diagnose acute Hepatitis A infection.

Positive results are automatically forwarded to California Public Health per regulations. However, this does not absolve the ordering provider from any additional reporting if such is required
CPT coding 86790
Last Updated 6/20/2016 2:25:54 PM
Entry Number 1589
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