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Test Code HBSAG HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN

Important Note

Samples testing positive for the antigen will have confirmatory testing done at an additional charge. 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.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

HBSAG

LAB471 FAH5742

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Min Vol

Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 2 mL 0.8 mL 7 days

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday / 3 days / Not available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Instrumentation

Siemens Centaur XP

Reference Range

All ages: Negative

 

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

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

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
     

 

CPT's

 

Description CPT Code
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen 87340