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Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

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Test Description
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
Synonym(s)
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, Hep B, HBsAg
Test ID
HBSAG
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li-heparin, K2EDTA, K3EDT
Specimen Requirements
SST
Stability
Stable for 6 days at 20‑25 °C
14 days at 2‑8 °C
6 months at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C)
The samples may be frozen 6 times.
Methodology
Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay ECLIA
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
87340
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
Non reactive
Reflex Conditions
Reactive HBsAg will reflex to Neutralization/ Confirmation
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
5196-1