Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 13, 2019 @ 10:13 am

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Hepatitis B+C Panel

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • Two Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 3 mL (Min:2 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 3 mL (Min:2 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Minimize air exposure
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • HBsAg Reflexes to HBsAg Confirmation (test #3155) if result is Positive. Additional charges will apply.

    Plasma Stability: 2 Days Refrigerated
    For patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (>5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Heat inactivated
  • Turbid Specimens
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 5 Day(s); Frozen: 2 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86704
  • 86706
  • 86803
  • 87340
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with at least one test in this panel and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that for patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (> 5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be taken until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Components:
  • 2103 - HBsAg
  • 2104 - ANTI-HBs
  • 2203 - ANTI-HBc, TOTAL
  • 2304 - ANTI-HCV
  • 5881 - INTERP
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