Test Overview
Test Methodology

Immunometric Chemiluminescence, EIA

Test Usage

Screen for viral Hepatitis infection

Reference Range *

Negative

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
HHH
MiChart Code
Hepatitis Panel
Synonyms
  • Acute Hepatitis Panel
  • Profile, Acute Hepatitis Screen
  • Viral Hepatitis Screen
  • AHAV
  • HBCMAB
  • HBSAG
  • HCAB
  • ANTI-HEPATITIS A (IGM)
  • HEPATITIS B CORE AB, IGM
  • HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN
  • HEPATITIS C ANTIBODY
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST, red top, or green top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum or plasma into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Alternate Specimen
Red Top Tube; Green Top Tube (sodium or lithium heparin); Lavender Top Tube (EDTA)
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
3 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1 mL serum
Additional Information

Test includes Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBSAG), Hepatitis B Core Antibody IgM (HBCMA), Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM (AHAV), and Hepatitis C Antibody (HCAB). Any reactive anti-HCV result will reflex to a confirmatory Hepatitis C Virus RNA by PCR, Quantitative (QHCV) assay to determine if there is ongoing infection. By ordering this test the clinician acknowledges that additional reflex testing will be performed and billed at a separate additional charge if indicated.

Billing
CPT Code
80074
Fee Code
20549
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