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Test ID: HBAG    
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, Serum

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

Yes

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

Diagnosis of acute, recent, or chronic hepatitis B infection

 

Determination of chronic hepatitis B infection 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
HBGNTHBs Antigen Confirmation, SNoNo

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

If hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) screen is reactive with S/CO ratio in the range of 1.00 to 50.0, then HBsAg confirmation will be performed at an additional charge.

 

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-HBV Infection-Diagnostic Approach and Management Algorithm

-HBV Infection-Monitoring Before and After Liver Transplantation

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

Chemiluminesence Immunoassay

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

HBs Antigen, S

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

HBV Surface Antigen
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
Hepatitis Bs Ag
HBsAg (Hepatitis Bs Antigen)