80325:HEPATITIS BE ANTIGEN (HBeAg)

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80325:HEPATITIS BE ANTIGEN (HBeAg)
Alias Names: Anti-HBeAg / Hep Be Ag
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Edit Date: 10/15/2007
Performed: Daily
Released: 24-48 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 87350-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells immediately and pour into a plastic vial. Refrigerate. If frozen, allow no freeze/thaw cycles.
Stability: 24 hours ambient (not preferred), 7 days refrigerated, or indefinitely frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated, or frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; heat-inactivated specimens; specimen containing particulate material, or collected in citrate-base anticoagulant.

Negative.