Ordering Recommendation

Order for HBV screening in pregnant women (prenatal testing).

Mnemonic
HBSAG PN
Methodology

Qualitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay  

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma 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
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen, Prenatal Negative
2007575 Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen Confirmation, Prenatal Non Confirmed

Interpretive Data

This test 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 test only for prenatal specimens. Performed and Reported times indicated are for screening for HBsAg. If results for HBsAg screen are reactive (≥ 1.0), then HBsAg Confirmation, Prenatal will be added. Additional charges apply.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87340; if reflexed, add 87341

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2007574 Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, Prenatal
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Aliases
  • Hepatitis B surface antigen, prenatal
  • Prenatal HBsAg confirmatio
  • Prenatal Reflexive Panel
Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen with Reflex to Confirmation, Prenatal