|Alternate:||HBs-Ab; Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen|
|Includes:||An enzyme immunoassay that detects the presence of antibodies to Hepatitis B surface antigen.|
|Available:||Test batched and performed twice per week, depending on volume|
|Turnaround:||1 -6 days|
|Container:||Red top tube|
|Uses:||Aids in the diagnosis of previous exposure to Hepatitis B or to verify immunity.|
|Limitations:||A negative result may not necessarily rule out a Hepatitis B infection.|
|Method:||Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)|
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