Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
2-8 C (ice packs)
Store at 2-8 C up to 6 days, -20C if not tested within 7 days
Plasma (lithium heparin, sodium heparin, EDTA)
- Nonreactive-1.00 S/CO Repeat in duplicate.
- Retest results: Both results NR (<1.00), specimen is considered NR.
- One or both results reactive (>1.00), considered repeatedly reactive.
Draw tube or plastic pour off tube
Immunoassay using CMIA technology
Results, in conjunction with other lab results and clinical info, may be used to provide presumptive evidence of inection with Hep B virus in persons with signs and symptoms and persons at risk for infection
Anything else included in test?