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Test Code E HEP B IS Hepatitis B Immune Status - Employee

Clinical System Name

 Employee Hepatitis B Immune Status



Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST, Red

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL



Processing Instructions

Reject due to:gross hemolysis

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: - 20 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator, FrigD rack. Serum should be removed from separator for storage.       


Off-site collection: This test is only available for Seattle Children's employees. Spin blood. Transfer serum to plastic aliquot container. Send refrigerated.


Note: Performed with other Hepatitis assays. Specimen may be stored in same container as Hepatitis A total, Hepatitis B Core IgM, Hepatitis B Surface antigen, Hepatitis C Ab


Specimen Type Temperature Time
gel separator with serum Refrigerated 8 h
separated serum Room temp 8 h
  Refrigerated 2 d
  Frozen -20 C 2 m



STAT Performed TAT
N M, W, F day shift 1 - 5 d


Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    


Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem West

Phone Number:  (206) 987-2617

Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.




Method: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay on Vitros 3600

Analytical Volume: 0.250 mL serum