Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
2-8 C (ice packs)
store at 2-8 C up to 7 days, -20C if not tested within 7 days
Plasma (lithium heparin, sodium heparin, EDTA)
- NR-8.0-8.0-<12.0, status should be further assessed, report as Indeterminant or Equivocal and retest in a week.
- Reactive->12.0 mIU/mL
Draw tube or plastic pour off tube
2-step Immunoassay using CMIA technology
Used to determin the success of Hep B vaccine. Used to monitor the convalescence and recovery of hepatitis B infection. Detection of anti-HBs in an asymptomatic individual may indicate previous exposure to HBV or HBV vaccination
Anything else included in test?