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Hepatitis Be Virus Antibody

Components

Name Method Department Units
Hepatitis Be Antibody Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)
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Specimen Requirements

Plasma Spun, Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 1 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 6 day(s)
Frozen - Indefinate month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Reasons for Rejection

  • Lipemic specimen
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Contamination
  • Serum or Plasma received at room temperature
  • Heat treated specimen
  • Gross hemolysis

CPT Code

  • 86707