Hepatitis B Surface Ab

Test Code
HBSAB

Preferred Specimen
1 mL 1.0mL Serum,EDTA plasma or Li or Na heparinized plasma

Instructions
"Minimum specimen requirement 1.0 ml serum
Testing Frequency: Daily"

Transport Container
SST

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 8hrs RT; primary tube 24hrs 2-8deg.,aliquot 3 days 2-8deg

Methodology
Chemiluminometric Immunoassay



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.