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Hepatitis B Surface Ag

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Immunology

Test ID/Workstation :
HBSAG MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)
Collection Volume:
5.0 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Red Top Tube is NOT acceptable. Specimen grossly hemolyzed, grossly lipemic, or grossly icteric.
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CLIA)
Special Instructions:
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Confirmation will be ordered and charged on all initially reactive Hepatitis B Surface Antigen tests. Days Performed: Mon through Sat. 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: Negative
CPT Code:
87340