HBABT - Overview: Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Monitor, Post-Transplant, Serum

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Test Name

Test ID: HBABT    
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Monitor, Post-Transplant, Serum

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

Monitoring serum anti-hepatitis B surface (anti-HBs) levels during intravenous or intramuscular hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG) therapy to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) reinfection in liver transplant recipients with known previous chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV)


This test provides quantitative results only; this test does not provide interpretation of the hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs) level detected.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See HBV Infection-Monitoring Before and After Liver Transplantation 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/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

HBs Ab Monitor, Post-transplant, S

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

Anti-Hepatitis Bs
Antibody Titer to Hep B Surface Ag
Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
HBV (Hepatitis B Virus)
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody-Quant
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
Hepatitis Bs
Hep B Surface Ab (Anti-HBs) Titer