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2456: Hepatitis B Virus e Antigen Print View
Hepatitis Be Antigen IA  Nonreactive   

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

HBeAg indicates active HBV replication. Infectivity is evaluated based on HBeAg and HBsAg. When HBeAg persists much longer than 10 weeks, the patient is likely to develop chronic hepatitis and be a carrier. See Hepatitis in the Infectious Disease chapter, Interpretive Information section.

Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis or gross Lipemia
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87350

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Room Temperature






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