Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Hepatitis A Virus Antibody IgG Order Code : HAVAG
Synonyms: Hepatitis A antibody
Specimen Type: Preferred: Serum; Acceptable: Plasma
Container Type: Preferred: SST Gold-top gel tube; Acceptable: Mint-top gel tube (lithium heparin); Red-top tube (Plain) no additive;
Required Volume: 3 mL whole blood; 1.5 mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL whole blood; 0.5 mL serum or plasma
Methodology: Immunoassay
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 3 days
Special Handling: None
SHC EPIC Code: LABHAVAG
Causes For Rejection: Excessively hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens. Gross bacterial contamination.
Department: Special Chemistry