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Lab Test Dictionary

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with Reflex to Confirmation (498)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Synonyms

Australian Antigen; HBsAg; Auszyme

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01574

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1-4 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Serum or Plasma


CPT Codes

87340; 87341


Revised

09-27-22