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Test ID: HBAB    
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Qualitative/Quantitative, Serum

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

8254

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

Identifying previous exposure to hepatitis B virus

 

Determining adequate immunity from hepatitis B vaccination

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

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CIA)

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

HBs Antibody, S

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

Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Ag
Australia Bs Antibody
HBsAb
Hepatitis B Surface Ab (Anti-HBs), S
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody-Quant
Hepatitis Bs Ab
Hepatitis Vaccine Immunity