40780:HEPATITIS ACUTE A, B and C PANEL

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40780:HEPATITIS ACUTE A, B and C PANEL
Methodology: Chemiluminescence (CI)
Edit Date: 11/14/2009
Components: Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM / Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM / Hepatitis B Surface Antigen / Hepatitis C Virus Antibody
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 80074
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 5 mL red top tube. Patient need not be fasting and no special preparations are necessary.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and immediately separate serum from cells. Refrigerate. Freeze if specimen cannot be assayed within 48 hours. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles. If additional testing is ordered, send a separate specimen for this test.
Standard Volume: 3 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated, or frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic or heat-inactivated specimen; refrigerated specimen received in laboratory more than 48 hours after collection.
MEDICARE MAY REQUIRE A SIGNED ADVANCE BENEFICIARY NOTICE (ABN) FOR THIS TEST

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