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  Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Specimen Type:
  also known as B Surface Antigen, HBSAG

Blood


IMMUNOGENETICS & TRANSPLANT

Specimen requirements: 7 mL Red Stopper; Plain
  or:10 mL Green Top
  or: ACD 10 mL Yellow Top
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A Nonreactive
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 6 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 3 mL
Method of collection: Venipuncture
Transportation: See ITL Specimen Notes
Label instructions: See ITL Specimen Notes
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Lipemia, Hemolysis
Request test on form: Immunogenetics Requisition ( D6085(3-05) )
Order/entry screen(s):  N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Tuesday and Friday.
Must be in by: 10:00 AM
Routine turn around time: 48 Hours
Deliver the specimen to : Immunogenetics & Transplant : Drop off boxes at
  Hillcrest - SCRAP Lab and Thornton Clinical Lab
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A