Test Overview
Test Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Test Usage

Detection of hepatitis D virus (HDV)-specific total antibodies (combined IgG and IgM) in human serum and diagnosis of concurrent HDV infection in patients with acute hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection (acute coinfection), chronic HBV infection (chronic coinfection), or acute exacerbation of known chronic HBV infection (HDV superinfection).

Reference Range *

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Analytic Time

1 day

Soft Order Code
AHDV
MiChart Code
Hepatitis Delta Virus Antibody
Synonyms
  • Hepatitis D Virus (HDV) Antibody, Total
  • AHDV
  • HEPATITIS DELTA ANTIBODY
  • Hepatitis Delta Virus Antibody
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo AHDV
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in an SST (preferred) or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 24 hours of collection and freeze (preferred) or refrigerate up to 30 days.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1.0 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86692
Fee Code
23382
LOINC
40727-0
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