Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antibody
0020090
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Mnemonic
HBSAB
Methodology
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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 to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Heparinized plasma. Specimens containing particulate material. Heat-inactivated , severely hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Less than 10.00 IU/L: Negative
Greater than or equal to 10.00 IU/L: Positive
Interpretive Data
Result greater than or equal to 10.00 IU/L implies immunity. For post-hepatitis B vaccine antibody testing guidelines for the general public, refer to MMWR 1990;39(S2):1-23; and for health care workers refer to MMWR 1997;46 (No. RR-18).
Note
Results greater than 1,000.00 IU/L are reported as greater than 1,000.00 IU/L
CPT Code(s)
86317
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020090Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
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Cross References
  • Anti-HBs Titer, S
  • Anti-Hepatitis Bs
  • Antibody Titer to Hep B Surface Ag
  • Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
  • HBsAB
  • HBV Hep B Surface Ab
  • Hepatitis B Immunity
  • Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Quantitative
  • Hepatitis Bs