Ordering Recommendation

Detect acute or chronic HBV infection.

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.
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).

Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Order this assay only when a specimen is repeatedly reactive for hepatitis B surface antigen.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87341

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020128 Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Confirmation 65633-0
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Aliases
  • HBsAg
  • HBsAg confirmation
  • HBsAg Neutralization
  • HBV Surface Antigen
  • Hep B Surface Antigen
  • Hepatitis B surface antigen
  • Hepatitis Bs Ag
Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen, Confirmation