Hepatitis Be Virus Antibody
0020095
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Mnemonic
HBEAB
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube (SST). 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: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens containing particulate material or collected in citrate-based anticoagulant. Heat-inactivated, grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 6 days; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
86707
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020095Hepatitis Be Antibody
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Cross References
  • Chronic Hepatitis Profile
  • Chronic Hepatitis, HBeV
  • Hepatitis Be Ab, Antibody to Hepatitis Be antigen
  • Hepatitis Be Antibody
  • Hepatitis Be Antigen and Hepatitis Be Antibody, Serum