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Hepatitis A Antibody Total (HAV T)

Instructions

This test in no longer performed. Please refer to

Hepatitis A Antibody IgG (HAVG) and Hepatitis A Antibody IgM (HAV IgM)

Storage

Centrifuged SST tubes may be transported and stored at ambient temperatures (2o to 30oC; 36o to 86oF) for up to 48 hours. DO NOT FREEZE TUBES CONTAINING BLOOD. For longer storage, the serum should be removed from the gel and refrigerated (2o-8oC) or frozen at -20o C or below.

Red-top tubes and Microtainers® may be stored at ambient temperatures for up to 16 hours and for up to 3 days at refrigerator temperatures (2o -8oC).DO NOT FREEZE TUBES CONTAINING BLOOD. For longer storage, the serum should be removed from the clot and refrigerated (2o-8oC) or frozen at -20o C or below.

Lavender top tubes can be stored at ambient temperatures (2o to 30oC; 36o to 86oF) for up to 12 hours.

Last Updated

7/11/2019