Specimen Requirements

Title

HEPATITIS Be ANTIBODY

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate serum.

Methodology

Stability

ROOM TEMP 7 DAYS; REFRIGERATED 14 DAYS

Reference Range

BY REPORT

Turnaround

2 DAYS SETUP MON-FRI AM

Clinical Use

Used in the differential diagnosis, staging, and prognosis of hepatitis B infection.

Test Code

HBEAS