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Test ID BLOD0329 Hepatitis B e-Antibody, Serum

Useful For

Determining infectivity of hepatitis B virus (HBV) carriers

 

Monitoring infection status of individuals with chronic hepatitis B

 

Monitoring serologic response of chronically HBV-infected patients receiving antiviral therapy

 

Determining the level of hepatitis B e-antibody

Specimen Type

Serum SST


Additional Testing Requirements


If ordered with HBVQN / Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) DNA Detection and Quantification by Real-Time PCR, Serum; send separate vials.



Necessary Information


Date of collection is required.



Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: For 24 hours before this test do not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin (vitamin B7), which is commonly found in hair, skin, and nail supplements and multivitamins.

Collection Container/Tube: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum from gel within 24 hours.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum SST Frozen (preferred)
  Refrigerated  7 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Varies

Analytic Time

1 day

Method Name

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86707

Reporting Name

HBe Antibody, S

Testing Algorithm

See HBV Infection-Diagnostic Approach and Management Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Reference Values

Negative

See Viral Hepatitis Serologic Profiles in Special Instructions.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Secondary ID

80973

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Client Test Request (T728) with the specimen.

Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
16273 Hepatitis BE Antibody