Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

HEPATITIS BE ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2440         Geisinger Epic ID: 44053

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL serum in plastic, screw-capped, aliquot tube or vial

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: Indefinitely
Rejection criteria:
Plasma not acceptable. Gross hemolysis. Gross lipemia.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Nonreactive.
CPT code(s):
86707
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Methodology:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
HBe Antibody, Anti-Hepatitis Be, Quest test code 556
HBEABY
Clinical significance:
HBeAb appears in the early convalescence of HBV infection. With carrier state and chronic hepatitis, HBeAb may not develop.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup Monday-Friday a.m.    
Performed stat? No
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