Hepatitis B surface antigen

Alphabetical Test listing

Hepatitis B surface antigen-686

  
Hepatitis B surface antigen
  
686
  
87340.2
  
HBS
  
HBsAg
Hepatitis B surface Ag
  

Equivocal or reactive results will reflex to HbsAg Neutralization (CPT 87341) with an additional charge.

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

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

Lt green PST - Spin

Dk green/Lavender - Spin and separate

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST) or

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 6 days

Ambient - 24 hours

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) and Chemiflex

  

Non-reactive

  
87340
87341 (if appropriate)
  
11/30/2001
  
03/04/2021
  
02/10/2020