HBAB - Overview: Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Qualitative/Quantitative, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

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

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


This assay provides both qualitative and quantitative results.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations 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 Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CIA)

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


Reporting Name A shorter or 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
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody-Quant
Hepatitis Bs Ab
Hepatitis B Surface Ab