Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

Profile or Test Panel
Also Known as (Alias) HBsAg
Indications Primary test for blood donor and recipient/patient testing
Primary test for organ donor testing
Method Abbott PRISM HBsAg
Test Information Assay is a chemiluminescent immunoassay for the qualitative detection of hepatitis B surface antigen in human serum and plasma.
Sample Requirements Living Donor:  Serum or Plasma (EDTA, Potassium oxalate, Sodium citrate, ACD-A, ACD-B, CPD, CP2D, CPDA-1).  Heparin anticoagulants are not acceptable.
Cadaveric Donor: Serum
Requested Volume 6 mL
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 0.6 mL
Sample Information For cadaveric donors, serum can be stored up to 2 days, after which serum should be removed from cells.
Shipping Information Samples are acceptable at 2-8°C for up to 14 days; samples may be frozen at -20 °C or lower.
Requisition Form Donor Testing RFT
Transaction Code 3060-00
CPT Codes 87340
Test Schedule 7 days per week
Turn around Time (analytic time) 1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation
Report/ Results Reactive or Nonreactive


Profile or Test Panel
Also Known as (Alias) HBsAg
Indications Cadaveric testing
Secondary test for organ donor testing
Method BioRad GS HBsAg EIA 3.0
Test Information Assay is a qualitative enzyme immunoassay for the detection of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) in human serum and plasma.
Sample Requirements Living Donor:  Serum or Plasma (EDTA, Sodium and Lithium heparin, Sodium citrate, ACD, CPDA-1)
Cadaveric Donor: Serum
Requested Volume 6 mL
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 1 mL
Shipping Information Samples are acceptable at 2-8°C for 7 days; samples may be frozen at -20 °C
Requisition Form Transplant Infectious Disease Testing Request (Contact the Donor Testing Laboratory @425-656-7907)
Transaction Code 3060-00
CPT Codes 87340
Test Schedule 7 days per week
Turn around Time (analytic time) 600 AM Next Day for Cadaveric;
1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation
Report/ Results Reactive or Nonreactive