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Test Code HPBEM Hepatitis B e Antibody, Serum

Additional Codes

MAYO: HEAB

EPIC: LAB2520

Reporting Name

HBe Antibody, S

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

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

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 specimen collection 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 into plastic vial within 24 hours.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum SST Frozen (preferred) 28 days
  Refrigerated  7 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Reference Values

Negative

See Viral Hepatitis Serologic Profiles.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US 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.

CPT Code Information

86707

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HEAB HBe Antibody, S 33463-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
HEAB HBe Antibody, S 33463-1

Report Available

Same day/1 to 2 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

Method Name

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Secondary ID

80973

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following:

-Gastroenterology and Hepatology Client Test Request (T728)

-Infectious Disease Serology Test Request (T916)