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Test Code HBSAGB Hepatitis Bs Antigen (HBsAg), Serum

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Note:  If HBsAg is reactive, the HBsAg confirmation will be performed at an additional charge.

Performing Laboratory

Huntsville Hospital Laboratory

Specimen Requirements

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum gel tube(s). Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated.

Reference Values

Nonreactive (reported as Reactive or Non Reactive)
Interpretation depends on clinical setting.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

CPT Coding

87340 - HBsAg

87341 - HBsAg Confirmation, if appropriate

Secondary ID

HHA1265

LOINC Coding

Test Name LOINC Code

Hepatitis Bs Antigen (HBsAg), Serum

5195-3
Hepatitis Bs Antigen (HBsAG) confirm 65633-0

 

Specimen Stability Information

 

Specimen Type

Temperature

Time

Serum

Refrigerated, spun

 

5 days

 

Reject Due To

 

Hemolysis

Mild:

ok

Gross:

Reject

Lipemia

Mild:

ok

Gross:

Reject

Icterus

Mild:

ok

Gross:

Reject