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).

No compliance statements are in use for this test.

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