Ordering Recommendation

Monitor confirmed chronic hepatitis B infection.

Mnemonic
HBE PAN
Methodology

Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-2 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 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.75 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Heat-inactivated, grossly hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens. Specimens containing particulate material or collected in citrate-based anticoagulant.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 6 days; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Reference Interval
Test Number Components Reference Interval
0020094 Hepatitis Be Virus Antigen Negative
0020095 Hepatitis Be Virus Antibody Negative

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

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

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87350; 86707

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020094 Hepatitis Be Antigen 13954-3
0020095 Hepatitis Be Antibody 13953-5
2012142 Hepatitis Be Panel Interpretation
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Aliases
  • Hepatitis Be Antigen and Hepatitis Be Antibody, Serum
  • Hepatitis Be Profile, Serum
  • HEPBE Profile, Serum
Hepatitis Be Virus Antigen and Antibody Panel