Hepatitis B Immune Status Panel Print

WSLH Department: CDD - Communicable Disease Division
WSLH Test Code: SS00085
Availability: Test is run daily, Monday- Friday
Turn-around Time: 1-4 days
Recommended Uses: Determination of patient's immune status to Hepatitis B virus, including pre-vaccination evaluation.
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 7 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 7 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 or Reactive for Hep B core antibody and Non-reactive, Grayzone, or Reactive with a numeric value for Hep B Surface antibody with interpretation.
Additional Tests Recommended:
Additional Comments: Hepatitis B Core IgM and Hepatitis B Surface antigen testing is automatically performed if Core antibody is positive but Surface antibody is negative to assess for acute infection. Hepatitis B Surface antigen confirmatory testing is automatically performed if surface antigen is detected.
Methodology: Chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA)
Includes: Qualitative immunoassay for antibody to Hepatitis B Core antibody. Quantitative immunoassay for Hepatitis B surface antibody. Testing for Hepatitis B Core IgM and surface antigen testing will be performed, as indicated, and additional charge(s) will be incurred.
CPT Code: 86704, 86706
Price: $44.00
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