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HEPATITIS A TOTAL ANTIBODY (HA-AB), QUALITATIVE

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code HAIT
Performed by? Chemistry
Sendout? no
Price range $$
In House Availability Daily, Mon - Fri
Principle Competitive Chemiluminometric Immunoassay.
Interpretation A positive result is indicative of previous exposure to hepatitis A virus.
Container type gold top gel tube
Amount to Collect 2 mL
Sample type Blood
Normal range Negative, Hep A Total Ab < 20 mIU/mL
Stability 2 days at 2-8°C and 1 month at -20°C.
References 1. Advia Centaur Assay Manual, Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics, Malvern, PA. Pub # 07716220, Rev. A, 2005-02.

2. Hepatitis Learning Guide, Abbott Educational Series, Abbott Laboratories, Diagnostics Division, Abbott Park, IL (1992).

3. Recommendations of the Immunization Practice Advisory Committee (ACIP). Protection Against Viral Hepatitis. MMWR, 39/No. S-2, February 9, 1990.

4. Stroffolini T, et al. Changing Patterns of Hepatitis A Infection in Children in Palermo, Italy. Eur. J. Epidemiol. Vol 6: 84-7 (1990).
CPT coding 86708
Last Updated 10/24/2012 11:43:25 AM
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