HEAG - Overview: Hepatitis B e-Antigen and Hepatitis B e-Antibody, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: HEAG    
Hepatitis B e-Antigen and Hepatitis B e-Antibody, Serum

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

Determining infectivity of hepatitis B virus (HBV) carriers

 

Monitoring infection status of individuals with chronic hepatitis B

 

Monitoring serologic response of chronically HBV-infected patients receiving antiviral therapy

 

Determining the levels of both HBe antigen and antibody

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
EAGHepatitis Be Ag, SYesYes
HEABHBe Antibody, SYesYes

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

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

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

Yes

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

Hepatitis Be Ag and Ab, S

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

Hepatitis Be Profile
HEAG
HBe profile
Anti-HBe profile
HBe antigen profile
HBeAg profile