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Hepatitis B surface antigen

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB471

 

Synonyms: 

HBsAg

Methodology: 

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Daily, Mon-Sun

Reported: 

2 hours-1 day for routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.

 

Notes: 

Reflex Criteria: The following tests are reflexively added to all HBsAg-positive specimens: anti-HBc total, anti-HBc IgM, anti-HBs, HBeAg, and anti-HBe.

Reference Interval: 

Negative 

CPT Code(s): 

87340

Last Changed: 

8/22/2017 9:37:50 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/22/2017 9:38:01 AM