Detect acute or chronic HBV infection.
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).
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)
Heparinized plasma. Specimens containing particulate material or obvious microbial contamination. Heat-inactivated, severely hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
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).
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
Order this assay only when a specimen is repeatedly reactive for hepatitis B surface antigen.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020128||Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Confirmation||65633-0|
- HBsAg confirmation
- HBsAg Neutralization
- HBV Surface Antigen
- Hep B Surface Antigen
- Hepatitis B surface antigen
- Hepatitis Bs Ag