Test Details

Mnemonic

HBGCD

Ordering Code

3807600

CPT-4 Code(s)

87340, plus 87341 if reflexed to HBSAG Neutralization, at additional cost

Specimen Information

Collect

SST

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate and send 2.0 mL serum frozen in a sterile, screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Plain red top

Minimum Volume

1.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Grossly lipemic or icterus specimens

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
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Reference Range

Negative
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Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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