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Hepatitis B Surface Ab

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Immunology

Test ID/Workstation :
HBSAB MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Red Top Tube is NOT acceptable. Specimen grossly hemolyzed, grossly icteric, or grossly lipemic.
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence assay
Special Instructions:
Spin down and remove serum from clot within 24 hours. If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-2 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: Qualitative: Unvaccinated-Negative; Vaccinated-Positive Quantitative results: Unvaccinated-<5.0; Vaccinated: > or = 12.0 This assay provides both qualitative and quantitative results
CPT Code:
86706