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Hepatitis E Antibody, IgG
|Methodology:||Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay|
Collect: Serum Separator Tube OR Red (clot activator) OR lavender (EDTA) - 0.5 ml serum or plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature . Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer plasma to a Standard Transport Tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions:Specimens containing particulate material.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)