Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
Hepatitis B e Antigen
Soft Order Code
HBE

Test Updated:

Synonyms

HBeAg
HBE
HEPATITIS Be ANTIGEN

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Test Usage

Diagnosis and monitoring of hepatitis B virus infectivity. Recognition of resolution of hepatitis B infection with seroconversion of HBeAg to hepatitis Be antibody (anti-Hbe).

Reference Range

Non-Reactive

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
87350
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
5191-2

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.