|Mnemonic: ||[HepD Ab]|
|Name: ||Hepatitis Delta Virus Antibody|
|Specimen: ||1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Citrated, EDTA or heparin plasma is also acceptable. |
Separate serum/plasma from cells ASAP.
Hemolyzed or lipemic samples are unacceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 5 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0020799|
| Method: ||Enzyme Immunoassay|
|Note: ||Order this assay only when the patient has a confirmed diagnosis of an acute or chronic Hepatitis B infection.|
|Processing Info: |
This test is not orderable in Powerchart or Centricity. Send the request on a Downtime or Manual Requisition.