Hep B Surface Ag (HBsAg) w/Reflex Confirmation
|Container Type||Green Top Tube
|Turnaround Time||1-5 days|
|Methodology||Chemilumeniscent Sandwich Immunoassay and Specific Antibody Neutralization for the confirmation
Test performed using Atellica IM Hepatitis B surface Antigen II (HBSII) chemiluminescent assay. Assay performance characteristics have not been established for the Atellica IM HBsII assay used in conjunction with other manufacturers’ assays for specific HBV serological markers.
|Transport Temp||Refrigerate 2°-8°C|
|Instructions||Refer to Interpretation of Hepatitis B Virus Results (HBV) under RESULTS and REPORTING section of this manual. If indicated, neutralization confirmation testing will be performed based upon the manufacturer’s recommendation. Additional charge for reflex confirmation.
This test has potential interference when a sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R). It is suggested to ask all patients who may be indicated for this test about biotin supplementation. Patients should be cautioned to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of a sample.
|CPT Code||87340, 87341|