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  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

    Test Name:Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
    Epic Order Code:LAB471  
    CPT Code:87340  
    Specimen(s) Type:Serum; 1.0 mL
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:Test performed daily
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
     Routine: 24 hours
    Collection Information:Specimens should be drawn prior to patient receiving heparin therapy. Obtain by standard collection procedures.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Client:If unable to deliver to laboratory immediately, centrifuge specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2-8° C within 5 days. Store and transport frozen at -20° C if unable to deliver sample within 5 days.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:Not Detected
    Additional Information:Females: If positive, a confirmation will be ordered.
     Males: If equivocal, a confirmation will be ordered.