Hepatitis B Diagnostic Panel Print

WSLH Department: CDD - Communicable Disease Division
WSLH Test Code: SS00083
Availability: Test is run daily, Monday - Friday
Turn-around Time: 1-4 days
Recommended Uses: For serodiagnosis of Hepatitis B infection.
Contraindications: Not intended for use in screening blood or plasma donors.
Additional Tests Performed:
Patient Preparations: Routine blood draw.
Specimen Requirements: 3 ml of serum (1 ml minimum) or 7-10 ml vacutainer, no additives.
Specimen Handling & Transport: Specimens must be stored refrigerated (2-8C) and transported to the lab with frozen cool packs. Freeze serum if testing will not be performed within 6 days of collection.
Collection Kit/Container: Serology Specimens
Sterile Transfer Tube
Collection Instructions: Routine blood draw.
Unacceptable Conditions: Specimens that have been heat-inactivated, pooled, grossly hemolyzed, or have obvious microbial contamination. Specimens stored for more than 6 days not frozen at -20 degrees C. Cadaveric specimens or body fluids other than human serum are unacceptable.
Requisition Form: CDD Requisition Form B
Required Information: Laboratory regulations require the following minimum information to be provided on the requisition form for a specimen to be accepted for testing: Patient name or unique identifier; date and time of collection, patient date of birth and sex, specimen type/site of collection, test request(s), clinician name and UPIN, and address for reporting results. Please be certain that name/identifier on the form matches that on the specimen label.
Results Include: Non-reactive, Grayzone, or Reactive for each marker; final interpretation provided. Numeric value for Hepatitis B surface antibody.
Additional Tests Recommended:
Additional Comments: Hepatitis B Surface antigen confirmatory testing will be automatically performed if surface antigen is detected. Hepatitis B core IgM antibody testing will be automatically performed when core is positive and surface antibody is negative.
Methodology: Chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA)
Includes: Qualitative immunoassay for Hepatitis B virus markers. Panel includes tests for surface antigen surface antibody and core antibody. Hepatitis B core IgM antibody and Hepatitis B Surface antigen confirmatory testing will be performed, if indicated, and additional charges will be incurred. Surface antibody is quantitative.
CPT Code: 86704, 86706, 87340
Price: $64.00
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