Hepatitis Acute Panel
Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology
Gold top SST (serum separator tube,no anticoagulant)
6.5 mL (minimum 5.0 mL)
Cause for rejection:
Red Top Tube is NOT acceptable.
Sent to reference lab
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CLIA)
If Hepatitis C Antibody is positive, a confirming test is suggested. If the Hepatitis B Surface Antigen is initially reactive, a confirming test will be performed at an additional cost.
If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab
Reference range: Negative
Hep Bs Ag; Hep B Core Ab, IgM; Hep A Ab, IgM; Hep C Ab