Hepatitis Immunity Panel

Last Modified: 3/27/2019 3:37:06 PM


  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation: Patient should discontinue taking Biotin, Vitamin B7, or Vitamin H 48 hours before getting blood drawn.
Specimen Requirements:

2.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial 

Collection Instructions:  
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Refrigerated
Reference Range: Hepatitis B Core Total Antibody: Negative

Heptatis B Surface Antibody: Positive
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:

Patients with detectable Hepatitis B Surface Antibody by enzyme immunoassay should be considered immune to Hepatitis B.

Patients taking vitamin supplements containing doses of >5 mg/day may have falsely decreased test results generated.

Methodology: Chemiluminescence / Immunoassay
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 3 to 5 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center, Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: HEPIM
EPIC Test Code: IMO81
Send Out Test Code: 501
Alternate Test Names: Hepatitis B Immunity Panel
Included Tests:
Hepatitis B Core Antibody Total (HBCOR); Hepatitis B Surface Antibody (HBsAb)
CPT Coding: 86704, 86706

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