Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 26, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2104

Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antibody, Post-Vaccination

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • 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.
  • Minimize air exposure
  • Plasma Stability: 2 Days Refrigerated
Rejection Criteria:
  • Heat inactivated
  • Turbid Specimens
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 5 Day(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay, Sandwich (ECLIA)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86706
Interpretive Data:

ANTI-HBs INTERPRETIVE NOTES:
NEGATIVE: NEGATIVE FOR ANTI-HBs MAY INDICATE LACK OF IMMUNITY TO FUTURE HEPATITIS B VIRUS INFECTIONS. HOWEVER, THIS TEST ALONE CANNOT RULE OUT EARLY ACTIVE INFECTION. ORDER HEPATITIS B PANEL.
POSITIVE: A POSITIVE ANTI-HBs RESULT INDICATES AN ANTIBODY LEVEL EQUAL TO OR GREATER THAN 11.5 mIU/ml WHICH INDICATES CURRENT IMMUNITY TO HEPATITIS B VIRUS INFECTION. HOWEVER, THIS TEST ALONE CANNOT RULE OUT A POSSIBLE CHRONIC HEPATITIS B VIRUS INFECTION. ORDER HEPATITIS B PANEL.

Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with this test 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 collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Components:
  • 2104 - ANTI-HBs
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