Test Details

Mnemonic

HBSAB

Ordering Code

3001640

CPT-4 Code(s)

86706

Specimen Information

Collect

SST

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA
Serum: Red-top

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed or grossly lipemic specimens, heparinized plasma

Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Chemiluminescence
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Reference Range

Qualitative:
Not Immune: Negative
Immune: Positive
Quantitative:
Not Immune: <10 mIU/mL
Immune: ≥10 mIU/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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