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Hepatitis Immunity Profile


Test Utility

This test is used for the determination of immune status to Hepatitis A and B viruses.

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Serum or plasma sample in the following tubes (minimum volume 4.0 mL):

  • Preferred Specimen: One Gold-top SST tube

  • Purple top: EDTA tube

  • Green top: Sodium or Lithium Heparin tubes

Specimen Storage and Stability

Serum samples should be clotted and centrifuged at 3000 rpm for 15 minutes within 1 hour of collection then refrigerated.

Plasma samples should be separated within one hour of collection then refrigerated.

Specimen Stability:

  • Room Temperature: Not indicated

  • Refrigerated (2–8°C): up to 72 hours

  • Frozen (-20°C or below): 3 months

Specimen Rejection

  • Insufficient sample volume

  • Sample not stored at proper temperature

  • Frozen whole blood

  • Hemolyzed samples

  • Severely lipemic specimens

  • Specimen labeled incorrectly or not labeled

Reference Pages


Monday – Saturday

Result available within 24 hours of receipt in laboratory

NOTE: Specimens are refrigerated (2-8°) for 7 days before disposal


Vibra Health Laboratory  

1307- A, Allen Dr 

Troy, MI 48083 

(248) 846-0663

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