HEPATITIS E VIRUS IGM ANTIBODY

Code
000.0000
Name
HEPATITIS E VIRUS IGM ANTIBODY
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
HEV IgM Ab
CPT Codes
86790
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44359
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Red, Plain

Volume

0.5 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

See Report

Methodology

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Clinical Significance

HEV infection is responsible for some cases of non-A, non-B, non-C hepatitis. Found primarily in Asia, Africa, Mexico, and Central America, HEV is mainly transmitted via contaminated water.

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