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ID:505 Hepatitis B surface Antigen antibody
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DescriptionMeasure antibody in response to Hepatitis B surface antigen. This is the test of choice to measure vaccine response of individuals who have not previously been infected with Hepatitis B virus. Note that individuals who have cleared a Hepatitis B virus infection will have positive anti-HBsAg titres. Past infection can be ruled out by measuring Hepatitis B core IgG antibody (IgG anti-HBc).
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

TubeSerum Gel Tube
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Collection Conditions
Min. Vol5 mL

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IP Acute TAT5 days
IP Routine TAT5 days
GP Acute TAT5 days
GP Routine TAT5 days
Turnround CommentTAT stated is applicable if tests are requested as singleton investigations. TAT may be longer if requested within a panel of other investigations.

Originally edited by : D Bennett. Review due on 01/12/2018 09:21:48. Published By K Roberts on 01/12/2017 09:21:48.