HEVM - Overview: Hepatitis E Virus IgM Antibody Screen with Reflex to Confirmation, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

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

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 tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HEVMLHEV IgM Ab Confirmation, SYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations 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 Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)-Screening Procedure

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


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

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