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Hepatitis Be Antigen

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Immunology

Test ID/Workstation :
HEPBE 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. Grossly hemolyzed, grossly lipemic, or grossly icteric.
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CIA)
Special Instructions:
Remove serum from gel within 24 hours. Test should be preceded by a HBs Ag Assay which is repeatedly reactive. Days Performed: Mon-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:
87350