HEVG - Specimen: Hepatitis E Virus IgG Antibody, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: HEVG    
Hepatitis E Virus IgG Antibody, Serum

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

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

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum SST

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Collection Container/Tube: Serum gel       

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross Reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross Reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross Reject

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Serum SSTFrozen (preferred)
 Refrigerated 24 hours