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HBSAB
HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIBODY, SERUM

Test Code HBSAB 
Test HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIBODY, SERUM 
Methodology Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) 
Description Useful for detection of resolution of hepatitis B viral (HBV) infection and acquisition of immunity whether by natural HBV infection or through vaccination. 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 1.0 mL (minimum volume: 0.6 mL) of serum refrigerated. 
Reference Values Reported as positive, negative or equivocal
Positive result suggests immune status in previously exposed or immunized individuals.
Interpretation depends on clinical setting. 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86706