Ordering Recommendation

Order for confirmation of HBV in pregnant women (prenatal testing).

Mnemonic
HBSAGCONPN
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: Pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2.5 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

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 that screen reactive for hepatitis B surface antigen.

Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2007576 Hepatitis B Surface Ag Confirm, Prenatal 65633-0
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Aliases
  • HBsAg prenatal
  • HBsAg prenatal confirmation
  • HBV Surface Antigen, prenatal
  • Hep B Surface Antigen prenatal
  • Hepatitis Bs Ag Prenatal
  • Hepatitis Bs Ag, prenatal
  • Prenatal Reflexive Panel, HBsAg
Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen Confirmation, Prenatal