Can be ordered as part of the acute hepatitis panel which includes HAV IgM, HBV core antibody IgM, HBV surface antigen, and HCV antibody. Refer to Hepatitis Panel, Acute with Reflex to HBsAg Confirmation (0020457).
Qualitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Within 24 hours
Serum separator tube.
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL) Also acceptable: K2EDTA plasma.
Heparinized plasma. Specimens containing particulate material. Heat-inactivated, severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
|Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen||Negative|
|0020128||Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen, Confirmation||Non Confirmed|
This panel of assays 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).
Performed and Reported times indicated are for screening of the HBsAg. If results for HBsAg screen are repeatedly reactive with an index value between 1.00 and 50.00, then HBsAg Confirmation will be added. Additional charges apply.
87340; if reflexed, add 87341
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020089||Hepatitis B Surface Antigen||5196-1|
- Chronic Hep Screen B
- HBsAg screen
- HBV Surface Antigen
- Hep B Surface Antigen
- Hepatitis Bs Ag