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Test Code HAIGM Hepatitis A IgM Antibody, Serum

Necessary Information

Date of draw is required.

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Spin down and remove serum from gel.

Useful For

Diagnosis of acute or recent hepatitis A infection

Special Instructions

Method Name

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)

Reporting Name

Hepatitis A IgM Ab, S

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross reject


Mild OK; Gross reject


Mild OK; Gross reject



Reference Values


See Viral Hepatitis Serologic Profiles in Special Instructions.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Varies

Analytic Time

1 day

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HAIGM Hepatitis A IgM Ab, S 13950-1


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
HAIGM Hepatitis A IgM Ab, S 13950-1