Test directory: Hepatitis Be Antibody

Ordering Code7684
Test NameHepatitis Be Antibody
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1.5 mL
Collection InstructionsFor patients receiving the recommended daily doses of biotin, draw samples at least 8 hours following the last biotin supplementation. For patients on mega-doses of biotin supplements, draw samples at least 72 hours following the last biotin supplementation.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 7 Days
Refrigerated: 14 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Plasma, Grossly lipemic
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time5 Days
MethodologyImmunoassay (IA)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI