Hepatitis A Genotype

Test Information

Test Name

Hepatitis A Genotype


Hepatitis A Genotyping

Preferred Specimen

SST serum/ EDTA Plasma

Testing Location


Processing Information

Registration Code



  • ESR Form
  • Serum/ EDTA plasma obtained from all acute cases, diagnosed by positive IgM serology (in the absence of HAV vaccination in the preceding 12 weeks) or by detection of HAV by PCR/NAT. Minimum volume 0.25 mL

External Referral Information

Referral Location

ESR Kenepuru

Send Away Transport

Store serum or EDTA plasma at 5 ± 3°C for less than 24 hours, otherwise freeze at -20°C or -70°C. Store faecal specimen at 5 ± 3°C for up to 5 days, otherwise freeze at -20°C.

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