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2462: Hepatitis B Virus e Antigen/Antibody Evaluation Print View
Hepatitis Be Antibody IA  Nonreactive   
Hepatitis Be Antigen IA  Nonreactive   

PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (1) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Used in the differential diagnosis, staging, and prognosis of hepatitis B infection. 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. HBeAb appears in the early convalescence of HBV infection. With carrier state and chronic hepatitis, HBeAb may not develop.

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

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Codes
86707,87350

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.






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