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Test ID: EAG    
Hepatitis Be Antigen, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining infectivity of hepatitis B virus (HBV) carriers


Monitoring infection status of chronically HBV-infected patients


Monitoring serologic response of chronically HBV-infected patients who are receiving antiviral therapy

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See HBV Infection-Diagnostic Approach and Management Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CIA)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Hepatitis Be Ag, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

e Antigen
HBeAg (Hepatitis Be Antigen)
HBeAg and Anti-HBe, Serum
HBEAG, Serum
HBV (Hepatitis B Virus)
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
Hepatitis Be Antigen, Serum