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Test ID: HEVM    
Hepatitis E Virus IgM Antibody Screen with Reflex to Confirmation, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of acute or recent (<6 months) hepatitis E infection

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HEVMLHEV IgM Ab Confirmation, SYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If hepatitis E virus (HEV) IgM antibody screen is reactive or borderline, HEV IgM antibody confirmation will be performed.


See Testing Algorithm for the Diagnosis of Hepatitis E in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)-Screening Procedure

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

HEV IgM Ab Screen, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Hepatitis E screen screen
Hepatitis E IgM antibody screen
Anti-hepatitis E IgM screen
HEV IgG antibody screen
Anti-HEV IgG screen