|Mnemonic: ||[HEP DIALYS]|
|Name: ||Hepatitis Dialysis Panel|
|Specimen: ||2 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Samples should be frozen (-20C or below) if testing will not be completed within 48 hours. Repeated freeze/thaw cycles should be avoided as this can cause analyte deterioration.|
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 2 days refrigerated.|
|Reference Range: ||Qualitative Interpretation|
| Method: ||Chemiluminescent Immunoassay|
|Note: ||Includes: |
- Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with reflex to confirmation if needed.
- Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
- Hepatitis B Core Antibody, Total
- Hepatitic C Antibody
See individual tests for detailed methodology.
This group test is intended for Hepatitis screening in dialysis patients.