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Test ID: PHESP    
Previous Hepatitis Exposure Profile

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 if an individual has been infected following exposure to an unknown type of hepatitis


Obtaining baseline serologic markers of an individual exposed to a source with an unknown type of hepatitis


Determining immunity to hepatitis A and B viral infections

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
HBAGHBs Antigen, SYesYes
HBABHBs Antibody, SYesYes
HBCHBc Total Ab, SYesYes
HAVHepatitis A Total Ab, SYesYes
HCVHCV Ab Screen, SYesYes

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) is reactive, then HBsAg confirmation will be performed at an additional charge.


The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Testing Algorithm for the Diagnosis of Hepatitis C

-HBV Infection-Diagnostic Approach and Management Algorithm

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

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

Previous Hepatitis Exposure Profile

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

Hepatitis Screen
HBV (Hepatitis B Virus)
Anti-HCV (Hepatitis C Antibody) - ALWAYS ORDER PHESP
Anti-Hepatitis B (IgM) - ALWAYS ORDER PHESP
Anti-Hepatitis Bs - ALWAYS ORDER PHESP
Australia Antigen - ALWAYS ORDER PHESP
HBs Ag (Hepatitis Bs Ag) - ALWAYS ORDER PHESP
Hepatitis Profile - ALWAYS ORDER PHESP
Previous Hepatitis Exposure - ALWAYS ORDER PHESP