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Test ID: HBGCD    
Hepatitis Bs Antigen (HBsAg) for Cadaveric or Hemolyzed Specimens, 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

Testing cadaveric and hemolyzed blood specimens for hepatitis B surface antigen; FDA-licensed for use with hemolyzed specimens


Diagnosis of acute, recent (<6 month duration), or chronic hepatitis B infection; determination of chronic hepatitis B carrier status

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
BNTCDHBsAg Confirm Cadav/Hemol, SNoNo

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

All reactive HBsAg EIA results are confirmed by HBsAg neutralization at an additional charge.

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

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

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

HBsAg Cadaver/Hemolyzed, S

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

HBsAg Cadaver
HBV Surface Antigen
Hep B
Hep B surface
Hep B surface antigen
Hepatitis Bs Ag