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Hepatitis Delta Virus Antibody

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.