|Alternate:||Hepatitis B Surface Antigen|
|Includes:||An enzyme immunoassay that detects the presence of Hepatitis B surface antigen.|
|Available:||Test batched and performed twice per week, depending on volume|
|Container:||Red top tube|
|Uses:||Detects the presence of Hepatitis B antigen|
|Limitations:||Patients on heparin therapy may have a false positive result. This is only a screening test to detect the presence of Hepatitis B surface antigen. A hepatis B surface antigen neutralization test or a qualitative PCR for hepatitis B should be considered for confirmation testing.|
|Method:||Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)|
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