Test Catalog

Test ID: PHSP    
Prenatal Hepatitis Evaluation, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Screening pregnant women for chronic hepatitis B


Determining the level of infectivity of chronic hepatitis B in pregnant women


This test is not useful for diagnosis of hepatitis B during the "window period" of acute hepatitis B virus infection (ie, after disappearance of hepatitis B surface antigen and prior to appearance of hepatitis B surface antibody).

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HBAGPHBs Antigen Prenatal, SYesYes

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
EAGHepatitis Be Ag, SYesNo
HEABHBe Antibody, SYesNo
HBNTPHBs Ag Confirmation Prenatal, SNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) prenatal is reactive, then HBsAg confirmation prenatal will be performed at an additional charge. If HBsAg confirmation is positive, then hepatitis Be-antigen (HBe) and HBe-antibody tests will be performed at an additional charge.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CIA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Prenatal Hepatitis Evaluation

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Hepatitis Screen
Anti-Hepatitis Be
HBsAg (Hepatitis Bs Ag)
Hepatitis Profile
Prenatal Hepatitis Profile