Hepatitis A IgM Antibody -
IgM antibodies to Hepatitis A suggest a current, acute or recent Hepatitis A infection.
1 mL serum
Plasma collected in: EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Dietary supplements containing biotin may interfere in assays and may skew analyte results to be either falsely high or falsely low. For patients receiving the recommended daily doses of biotin, draw samples at least 8 hours following the last biotin supplementation. For patients on mega-doses of biotin supplements, draw samples at least 72 hours following the last biotin supplementation.
Serum Separator Tube (SST®)
Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
Gross hemolysis • Grossly lipemic