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HEPATITIS A IGM ANTIBODY (HA-IGM), QUALITATIVE

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code HAIM
Performed by? Chemistry
Sendout? no
Price range $$
In House Availability Daily, Mon - Fri
Principle Microparticle Chemiluminometric Immunoassay.
Interpretation A positive result confirms acute or recent hepatitis A infection (usually within the past 3-6 months).
Container type gold top gel tube
Amount to Collect 2 mL
Sample type Blood
Normal range Non-reactive.
Synonyms HA-IGM;
Stability 2 days at 2-8°C, 1 month at -20°C.
References 1. Advia Centaur Assay Manual, Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics, Malvern, PA. Pub# 07720716, Rev. C, 2005-01.

2. Hollinger, F.B., Ticehurst, J.R. Hepatitis A Virus. In: Fields, B.N., Knipe, D.M., Howley, P.M. Fields Virology, 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins Publishers, 1996: 735-782.

3. Cuthbert, J.A. Hepatitis A: Old and New. Clin Microbiol Rev 2001; 14(1): 38-58.

4. Hepatitis Learning Guide, Abbott Educational Series, Abbott Laboratories, Diagnostic Division, Abbott Park, IL, 1992.
CPT coding 86709
Last Updated 10/20/2012 10:22:55 AM
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