Anti-HDV total Ig detection by ELISA (Sciensano)

Last updated on 14-7-2023 by Lee Mbambu Maswaku

Please fill in entirely the request form from the NRC for all analysis requests. You can download it below.



Hepatitis D Virus (HDV)

Assay description

LOINC Code : 40727-0

Details : ELISA performed with a commercial kit : HDV Ab (Dia.Pro Diagnostic Bioprobes – DAB.CE).

Results : 

Qualitative (positive/negative/undetermined).

In case of an undetermined result, the collection and the shipment of a second sample is recommended.

Accreditation : 

Accredited assay.

ISO 15189 | Quality and competence in medical laboratories

Aim of the assay 

Detection of anti-HDV total antibodies by ELISA.

Diagnosis of a HDV infection.


Patient with symptoms of hepatitis and/or abnormal lab values.

  • Either : screening (invoice according to INAMI/RIZIV nomenclature).
  • Or : confirmatory (costs taken in charge by the NRC). In this case, the requesting lab must mention their results on the request form.

Instructions related to sample

Type : Serum

Conservatory and shipment conditions : 

Conservation at 4°C before shipment.

Shipment at ambient temperature as soon as possible in a hermetic three layer package.

Requested quantities :

Preferred : 1 ml.

Minimal requirements : 0,5 ml.

Rejected request

Sample with insufficient volume.

Turnaround time

TAT : 14 opening days


An analysis report can be sent by regular mail, e-mail, fax ou eHealth Box for each analysis request.


Pathogen info

Hepatitis D virus


Is the analysis accredited?

Materials and methods

Method reference: 
SOP 13/3/114/F

Turnaround time and time slots

Turnaround time: 
14 days

Service in charge of the analysis

Contact person(s)

Contact email

Analysis categories


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