Specimen Requirements

Title

HEPATITIS Be ANTIGEN

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate serum.

Methodology

Stability

REFRIGERATED 6 DAYS

Reference Range

BY REPORT

Turnaround

3-4 DAYS PERFORMED TUES,FRI

Clinical Use

Used in differential diagnosis, staging, and prognosis of hepatitis B infection

Test Code

HBEAG