Hepatitis A Genotyping


Test Information

Test Name

Hepatitis A Genotyping

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Forms

View esr0039-single-human-source-specimen

Processing Information

Registration Code

MISS

Notes

  • Serum/EDTA plasma obtained from all acute cases, diagnosed by positive IgM serology or by detection of HAV by PCR/NAT
  • Where possible, a faecal specimen should also be collected, minimum 0.25g or 0.25 mL
  • Haemolysed specimens are not accepted
  • Use ESR request form, include EpiSurv case and/or outbreak nubmber

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube


Methodology

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL serum or EDTA plasma

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

ESR Kenepuru

Send Away Transport

Frozen

External Lab Website