CPT Code: 80074
Order Code: 10306
Hepatitis A IgM Antibody
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with Reflex to Confirmation
Hepatitis B Core Antibody (IgM)
Hepatitis C Antibody with Reflex to HCV, RNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen: Positive samples will be confirmed based on the manufacturer’s FDA approved recommendations at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87341).
If Hepatitis C Antibody is reactive, then Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87522).
Alternative Name(s): Acute Hepatitis Panel with Reflex
ABN Requirement: No
Volume: 5.0 mL
Minimum Volume: 2.5 mL
Container: Gel-barrier tube (SST)
- Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
- Gently invert tube 5 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
- Allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
- Centrifuge for 10 minutes.
Collection 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.
Transport: Store serum at 2°C to 8°C after collection and ship the same day per packaging instructions included with the provided shipping box.
Ambient (15-25°C): 72 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C): 14 days
Frozen (-20°C): 21 days
Causes for Rejection: Specimens other than serum; improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits; gross hemolysis; gross lipemia
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Turn Around Time: 1 to 3 days
Reference Range: See individual tests
Clinical Significance: Diagnosis of acute hepatitis caused by Hepatitis A, B, or C.
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