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Hepatitis A Antibody Total

Order Code CH654
Turnaround Time 24 hours
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Serum, Plasma
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

SST (Tiger Top), EDTA (lavender)

Preferred Specimens
1mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume (uL)
0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport at Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 14 days
Refrigerated 14 days
Frozen 30 days
Reject Criteria

Gross hemolysis
Grossly lipemic

Special Instructions

Dietary supplements containing biotin may interfere in assays and may skew analyte results to be either falsely high or falsely low. For patients receiving the recommended daily doses of biotin, draw samples at least 8 hours following the last biotin supplementation. For patients on mega-doses of biotin supplements, draw samples at least 72 hours following the last biotin supplementation

Test Details
Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance

HAV antibody indicates prior or acute infection with, or immunization to, Hepatitis A virus.

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