Hepatitis B surface antibody, immune

Alphabetical Test listing

Hepatitis B surface antibody, immune-689

  
Hepatitis B surface antibody, immune
  
689
  
86706.2
  
AHB
  
Anti-HBs quant
Hepatitis B surface antibody
HBs antibody
HbsAg immune status
  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
Plasma is acceptable, however if result is equivocal or reactive, confirmatory cannot be performed.

Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
EDTA plasma
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 6 days

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen - 6 months

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Mo - Sa
  
1 - 2 days
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)

  

Non-reactive

Accepted criteria for immunity to HBV is an anti-HBs activity ≥12 mIU/mL (Reactive).

  
86706
  
11/30/2001
  
03/04/2021
  
02/10/2020