Hepatitis Panel, Acute

Additional Information:

UFHPL Epic order code: LAB551

CPT Code(s):


Specimen Requirements:

Type: Serum or plasma

Container/Tube: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube orlavender-top tube (EDTA)
  • If a tube other than a gel-barrier tube is used, transfer the separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.

Sample Volume: 4 mL

Minimum Volume: 3 mL (Repeat testing is not possible with this specimen volume.)

Storage: Refrigerate specimens immediately after collection.

Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing):

  • Ambient: 14 days
  • Refrigerated: 14 days
  • Frozen: 14 days
  • Freeze/Thaw Cycles: Stable (x 3)
Rejection Criteria:

  • Non-EDTA plasma specimen
  • PST gel-barrier tube


This test panel is a comprehensive profile for detecting markers for HAV or HBV infections;, It can be used for all stages of the infection.

This panel includes:

  • Hepatitis A antibody, IgM
  • Hepatitis B core antibody, IgM
  • Hepatitis B surface antigen
  • Hepatitis C virus antibody