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Hepatitis B Surface Antibody

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Test Description
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
Synonym(s)
Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, B surface antibody, Surface Antibody, Immunity, Anti-HBs, HBSAB, HBSABY
Test ID
HBSAB
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, K2EDTA
Specimen Requirements
SST
Stability
Serum is stable for 6 days at 2‑8 °C
3 months at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C).

Plasma is stable for 2 days at 2‑8 °C
3 months at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C).

The samples may be frozen and thawed 6 times.
Methodology
Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay ECLIA
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
86317
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
Non reactive
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
5193-8