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HEPATITIS ACUTE PANEL (HEPP), QUALITATIVE

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code see specific test
Performed by? Chemistry
Sendout? no
Price range see specific test
In House Availability See separate tests.
Principle Enzyme-linked immunoassay (EIA) or Microparticle Chemiluminometric Immunoassay.
Interpretation To diagnose acute-phase or recent hepatitis A, B, or C infection. See graph below. A negative panel result does not rule out viral hepatitis.

HEPATITIS ACUTE PANEL:
HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN (HBAG)
HEPATITIS B CORE IGM ANTIBODY (HBCM)
HEPATITIS A IGM ANTIBODY (HAIM)
HEPATITIS C ANTIBODY (HCV).
Container type gel tube
Amount to Collect 6 mL
Sample type Blood
Normal range negative
References See individual tests.
CPT coding 80074
Last Updated 11/12/2008 11:24:35 AM
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