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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).
Indication
Additional InfoPlease contact the laboratory if urgent testing is required
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentVirology
SampleSerum
TubeSerum Gel Tube
Tube Picture
Collection Conditions
Min. Vol5 mL
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
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. Review due on 04/07/2017 10:09:45. Published By K Roberts on 04/07/2016 10:09:45.