Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Quantitative

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

 

CPT CODE: 86706
DAYS PERFORMED: Monday
TURNAROUND TIME: 1-7 days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Specimen must be received by the laboratory no later than 0800 on the day the test is to be performed.
CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top Vacutainer® tube or SST TM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
REJECTION CRITERIA: Excessive hemolysis, gross contamination of specimen, chylous serum, improper storage of specimen, inappropriate specimen container, insufficient specimen volume.
MINIMUM VOLUME: 5 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Specimen should be transported as soon as possible. When transportation is delayed, refrigerate.
REFERENCE RANGE: Immune
LIMITATIONS OF TEST: This test is a monitor for Gastroenterology study patient immune status ONLY.
METHODOLOGY: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
LAST UPDATED:

9-20-2013