Hepatitis Be Antigen

Additional Tests Offered (Per Consultation)

TURN AROUND TIME

2-3 Calendar Days

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Hepatitis Be Antigen
Test Description
HBeAg indicates active HBV replication. Infectivity is evaluated based on HBeAg and HBsAg. When HBeAg persists much longer than 10 weeks, the patient is likely to develop chronic hepatitis and be a carrier.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

HEPATITIS Be Ag

3208

Method Description
  • Immunoassay
FDA Cleared / Approved
No
CPT Code(s)
  • 87350
STAT Allowed
No
Draw Status

Living

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • 0.5 mL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • 1 mL
Sample Type
Preferred
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Serum - Serum Separator Tube
Sample Stability
  • Ambient - 7 days
  • Frozen - 30 days
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 14 days
Transport
Refrigerated
Notes
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens cannot be tested.