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Epic Code LAB471 Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Level

Important Note

Test cannot be ordered as an add-on

Test Name Alias

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Level | Hbs Ag | HbsAg | 6780

Interface Order Alias

10165

Clinical Information

Mandatory Reflex Information:

  • Positive Hepatitis B surface antigen, HbsAg Confirmation test will be performed.

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

Container(s): Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

  • Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL
  • Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL
  • Neonate Volume to Collect: 
  • Capillary collect ok? 
  • Microtainer acceptable: 

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Gently invert gold tube(s) 8 – 10 times to mix clot activator with blood.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

  • Processed Specimen: Serum
  • Centrifuge/Spin: Yes
  • Aliquot:
  • Minimum volume: 1.0 mL serum
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Frozen: aliquot serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 – 3 days

Reference Range

Nonreactive

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Corewell Health Reference Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

CPT

87340

CDM Code

3068734001

Epic Test ID

1230100760

LOINC

Hep B Surf Ag: 5195-3

 

Mayo Access Code

SHO6780

Reviewed Date

3/23/2022