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Test Code EHEXP2 EMPLOYEE HEALTH EXPOSURE

Important Note

This test is Subject to Medicare Preventive Service Coverage policy for Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's) and High Intensity Behavioral Counseling (HIBC) to Prevent STI's.

Test includes Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, Hepatitis C Quantification-includes RT, Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody.

Source patient is tested if there is a needle stick exposure. Patient is tested under their UVMMC Medical Record Number (not anonymous) and UVMMC Employee Health pays for all testing for UVMMC events. Outside accounts will be fiscally responsible for exposure testing. Employee is not tested unless source patient is positive. At that time, employee is tested for the positive assay, anonymously at baseline, 3 months and 6 months.≥

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

EHEXP2

LAB3030 FAH5745

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
SST Serum

Refrigerate

7 mL 3 mL 2 mL 3 days

Red top tube NOT acceptable.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

See individual tests

Method

See individual tests.

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen 87340
Hepatitis C Quantification, includes RT 87522
Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody 86703

 

Instrumentation

Siemens Centaur XP

Reference Range

HIVSS2: Negative

HBSAG: Negative

HCVQU: Undetected

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes