Hepatitis B Surface Antibody

Method Name



Hepatitis B Surface Antibody; HBSAb, Hepatitis B Surface Ab

Specimen Required

one SST/gel tube

Specimen Minimum Volume

1.0 mL of blood

Specimen Stability Information

Centrifuged specimen stable for 7 days at room temperature.

Special Instructions

Any result greater than 10 mIU/mL implies immunity. For post-hepatitis B vaccine antibody testing guidelines, refer to MMWR 39(S2): 1-23, Feb 9, 1990.

Performing Laboratory

As ordered. Turn around time is 24 hours.

Reference Values

See report