This test can be used to evaluate the need for hepatitis B immune globulin after needlestick injury, to evaluate the need for hepatitis B vaccine and to follow immune status after hepatitis B vaccination.
Synonyms: Anti-HBs, Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, HBV.
SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Ambient – 14 Days, Refrigerated – 31 Days, Frozen – 2 Months