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Test ID HBAB Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Qualitative/Quantitative, Serum

Useful For

Identifying previous exposure to hepatitis B virus

 

Determining adequate immunity from hepatitis B vaccination

Highlights

This assay provides both qualitative and quantitative results.

Method Name

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CIA)

Reporting Name

HBs Antibody, S

Specimen Type

Serum SST


Ordering Guidance


If patient has had a liver transplant, order HBABT / Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Monitor, Post-Transplant, Serum.



Necessary Information


Date of collection is required.



Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Centrifuge blood collection tube per collection tube manufacturer's instructions (eg, centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection for BD Vacutainer tubes).

2. Aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum SST Frozen (preferred) 28 days
  Refrigerated  7 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Reference Values

HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIBODY

Unvaccinated: negative

Vaccinated: positive

 

HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIBODY, QUANTITATIVE

Unvaccinated: <5.0 mIU/mL

Vaccinated: ≥12.0 mIU/mL

 

See Viral Hepatitis Serologic Profiles in Special Instructions.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86706

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HBAB HBs Antibody, S 5193-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
HB_AB HBs Antibody, S 10900-9
HBSQN HBs Antibody, Quantitative, S 5193-8

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Testing Algorithm

See HBV Infection-Diagnostic Approach and Management Algorithm in Special Instructions

Report Available

Same day/1 to 3 days

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-General Request (T239)

-Gastroenterology and Hepatology Client Test Request (T728)