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Test ID: HEAG    
Hepatitis Be Antigen and Hepatitis Be Antibody, 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 receiving antiviral therapy

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
EAGHepatitis Be Ag, SYesYes
HEABHBe Antibody, SYesYes

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 and Ab, S

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

Hepatitis Be Profile, Serum
HEPBE Profile, Serum