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Test Code HBAT Hepatitis Panel, Acute, LAB551


Profile Information:
Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM (Anti-HAV, IgM) Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg)
Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM Hepatitis C Virus (Anti-HCV) Antibody

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements


Preferred: Gold-top serum gel tube or plain red-top tube

Acceptable: Green-top (lithium heparin) tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL of serum or plasma

Stability: Store samples at 2 to 8°C if not tested within 8 hours of collection.

                Samples may be stored in primary tubes at 2 to 8°C up to 2 days.

                Store samples stoppered and upright at all times at 2 to 8°C up to 2 days.

                Freeze samples, devoid of red blood cells, at or below -20°C for up to 180 days. 

Reference Values

Negative or Not Detected

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding