Lab Test : Hepatitis B Profile

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Alternate:Hepatitis B Battery; Hepatitis B Markers
Includes:Hepatitis B surface antigen, Hepatitis B surface antibody, Hepatitis B core antibody, Hepatitis B core IgM.
Department:Virology
Phone:(937) 641-3464
SQ Code:HBP
Available:Test batched and performed twice per week, depending on volume
Turnaround:1-6 days
Specimen:Blood
Volume:5 mL
Container:Red top tube
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
Normal:Negative
Uses:Aids in the diagnosis of acute, chronic, or previous Hepatitis B viral infection.
Limitations:A negative result may not necessarily rule out a Hepatitis B infection.
Method:Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
 

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