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Test Code HEPE.IGG* Hepatitis E Virus IgG Antibody, Serum

Reporting Name


Useful For

Diagnosis of past exposure to hepatitis E virus

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum SST

Necessary Information

Date of collection is required.

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Centrifuge blood collection tube per collection tube manufacturer's instructions (eg, centrifuge within 2 hours of collection for BD Vacutainer tubes).

2. Aliquot serum into plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum SST Frozen (preferred)
  Refrigerated  24 hours

Reference Values


Day(s) Performed

Wednesday, Friday

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HEVG HEV IgG Ab, S 49693-5


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
86211 HEV IgG Ab, S 49693-5

Report Available

1 to 7 days

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)-Screening Procedure

Testing Algorithm

For information see Hepatitis E: Testing Algorithm for Diagnosis and Management.


If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following:

-Gastroenterology and Hepatology Client Test Request (T728)

-Infectious Disease Serology Test Request (T916)

-Microbiology Test Request (T244)