Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen, Confirmation
0020128
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
HBSAG CONF
Methodology
Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-3 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
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 2.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Heparinized plasma. Specimens containing particulate material or obvious microbial contamination. 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
Non Confirmed  
Interpretive Data
This assay should not be used for blood donor screening, associated re-entry protocols, or for screening Human Cell, Tissues and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products (HCT/P).  
Note
Order this assay only when a specimen is repeatedly reactive for hepatitis B surface antigen.
CPT Code(s)
87341
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020128Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Confirmation7905-3
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Aliases
  • HB
    SAg
  • HBsAg confirmation
  • Hepatitis B surface antigen