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Hepatitis Dialysis Panel

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.