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Lab Test Dictionary

Hepatitis Be Antigen (555)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Synonyms

HBe Antigen

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB00997

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

1-2 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


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; Grossly lipemic; Plasma

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


CPT Codes

87350


Revised

09-27-22