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ID:506 Hepatitis B surface Antigen
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DescriptionPositive in patients with active Hepatitis B virus infection or in chronic carriers of the disease (Chronic carriage defined as HBsAg detectable for >6 months in serum).
Additional InfoPlease contact the laboratory if urgent testing is required
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna


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Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -

IP Acute TAT4 days
IP Routine TAT4 days
GP Acute TAT4 days
GP Routine TAT4 days
Turnround CommentResults may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.
Originally edited by : D Bennett. Last edited on 04/07/2017 10:09:45. Published By K Roberts on 04/07/2016 10:09:45.