Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Indicate on test request form that specimen has been found positive and that a confirmation procedure is needed. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 2 weeks
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Comment: Submit previous HbsAg positive report.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: Reactive HBV Neutralization indicates that the patient has circulating Hepatitis B surface antigen. All screen positives must be confirmed by neutralization procedure to rule out false positives due to interfering substances.
Disease: Disorders of Liver
Components: Neutralization procedure
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Submit previous HbsAg positive report.