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Test ID BLOD0330 Hepatitis A Total Antibody


Hep A

Specimen Type/Requirements

Gold top (Serum w/ gel)  - Serum - preferred

Red top (Serum w/out gel) - Serum

Lavender top (EDTA) -  Plasma
Light Green top (Lithium Heparin w/ gel) -  Plasma


Samples should be stoppered and upright at all times. 


Specimens stored in primary containers (i.e. on cells/gel) are good for 24 hours refrigerated. Specimens must be aliquoted and then are good refrigerated for 7 days.


Test is affected by gross hemolysis and gross lipemia. 

Specimen Volume


Preferred Volume    1.0 mL   
Minimum Volume    0.5 mL   




Room Temperature    12 hours     
Refrigerated    7 days    preferred for transport   
Frozen    greater than 7 days     


Performed Test Frequency

Monday, Wednesday, Friday


Chemiluminescence Immunoassay



Performing Lab

Sanford Laboratories Sioux Falls

Analytic Time

1 - 3 days

Interface Build Information

Result Code  Result Code Description 
13730 Hepatitis A, Total Ab Index  
13731 Hepatitis A Ab Interp


Useful For

Detects past and/or acute infections or immunization of Hepatitis A, but does not distinguish between IgG or IgM antibodies.