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CHHEP
HEPATITIS PROFILE, CHRONIC, SERUM

Test Code CHHEP 
Test HEPATITIS PROFILE, CHRONIC, SERUM 
Methodology Chemiluminescence Immunoassay 
Description Useful for differential diagnosis of past (resolved) or chronic hepatitis B and/or C. "Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Confirmation, Serum" may be performed at an additional charge on specimens exhibiting low positivity for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen.

Includes: Hepatitis B Core Antibody (Total), Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Hepatitis C Antibody, Hepatitis B Surface Antigen 

Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 2.0 mL (minimum volume: 1.5 mL) of refrigerated serum. 
Reference Values Negative. Results reported as positive, negative or equivocal. Interpretation depends on clinical setting.

See "Hepatitis Serological Profile Interpretation Guide". 

Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86704  HBcAb (Total)
86706  Anti-HBs
86803  Anti-HCV
87340  HBsAg
87341  HBsAg Confirmation (if indicated)

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