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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Hepatitis D Serology

Recent changes for Hepatitis D Serology

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
21st August 2019
Request Group

HEPDAB & HEPDAG

HEPDAB

Hepatitis D Serology

Ordering information:

This test should only be requested once the patient has been shown to be positive for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen.

Diagnostic assays for Hepatitis Delta Antigen testing are no longer available in Australia.

 

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
HEPDAB
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Plain Tube with gelPlain Tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
7-10 days
Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Antigen and antibody tests available.

Contact VIDRL 9342 9647/9342 9648

External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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