Hepatitis B Surface Ag

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

8-12 Hours

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Hepatitis B Surface Ag
Alternate Name(s)
  • HBsAg
Test Site
  • Colorado
  • Pennsylvania
Test Description
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

HEPATITIS Bs Ag

3214

Method Description
  • EIA
FDA Cleared / Approved
Yes
CPT Code(s)
  • 87340
STAT Allowed
Yes
Download(s)
Draw Status

Cadaveric

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Serum: 350 uL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Serum: 500 uL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Serum - Gold Top Tube
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Serum - Red/Gray (Tiger) Top Tube
Sample Handling
Centrifuge and separate serum from cells and transfer to plastic vials; do not freeze whole blood.
Sample Stability
  • Frozen at -20°C - Indefinite
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 7 days
Transport
  • Ambient or Refrigerated 2-8°C – Up to 7 Days
  • Frozen at -20°C – Greater than 7 Days
Notes
Cadaveric plasma is not suitable for this test