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Hepatitis Be Virus Antigen and Antibody Panel
2012141
Ordering Recommendation

Monitor confirmed chronic hepatitis B infection.

Mnemonic
HBE PAN
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.75 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Heat-inactivated, grossly hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens. Specimens containing particulate material or collected in citrate-based anticoagulant. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 6 days; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Test NumberComponentsReference Interval
0020094Hepatitis Be Virus AntigenNegative
0020095Hepatitis Be Virus AntibodyNegative

Interpretive Data


Note
Order this assay only when a specimen is repeatedly reactive for hepatitis B surface antigen.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020094Hepatitis Be Antigen13954-3
0020095Hepatitis Be Antibody13953-5
2012142Hepatitis Be Panel Interpretation
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Aliases
  • Hepatitis Be Antigen and Hepatitis Be Antibody, Serum
  • Hepatitis Be Profile, Serum
  • HEPBE Profile, Serum